革 - Dong Chinese dictionary

leather

Pictograph of animal hide laying flat.

Evolution

革 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
革 Bronze script Late Western Zhou (~800 BC)

Bronze script

Late Western Zhou (~800 BC)
革 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
革 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

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

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

leather, animal hides; rad. 177; animal hide; leather; to reform; to remove; to expel (from office)

Most common words with 革
Freq.
Word
Meaning

改革

reform

革命

revolution

变革

to transform

皮革

leather

leather

Component uses

Meaning component in 24 characters

Sound component in 3 characters

Unknown component in 1 character