笠 - Dong Chinese dictionary

bamboo hat

Phonosemantic compound. ⺮ represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
⺮ meaning component

  Meaning component

zhú

  

bamboo

⺮ is a component form of .

立 sound component

  Sound component

  

stand

Evolution

笠 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
笠 Clerical script Western Han dynasty (202 BC-9 AD)

Clerical script

Western Han dynasty (202 BC-9 AD)
笠 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
笠 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

bamboo hat; bamboo covering; bamboo rain hat

Most common words with 笠
Freq.
Word
Meaning

bamboo rain hat

斗笠

conical bamboo hat