羊 - Dong Chinese dictionary

yáng

sheep

Pictograph of the head of a sheep with horns.

Evolution

羊 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
羊 Bronze script Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)

Bronze script

Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)
羊 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
羊 Clerical script Qin dynasty (221-206 BC)

Clerical script

Qin dynasty (221-206 BC)
羊 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

yáng

sheep, goat; KangXi radical 123; sheep; goat; CL:|[tóu],|[zhī]

 

Yáng

surname Yang

Most common words with 羊
Freq.
Word
Meaning

sheep

白羊座

Aries (constellation and sign of the zodiac)

山羊

goat

羊肉

mutton

羊毛

fleece

Component uses

Meaning component in 15 characters

Sound component in 24 characters

Iconic component in 1 character

Simplified component in 1 character