Character Contained In References Comments
 Simplified  Traditional  Ancient forms  Archaic forms
   traditional formhandwritten form

Variants

Phonetic

Semantic

Apparent
 𦣹
Mandarin
zi4
English
Definitions
from; self; oneself; since; personal; private
Etymology
Notes
Pictograph: originally showed nostrils below and bridge of nose above; now bottom more closely resembles eye : both eye and nose have been used in characters (sometimes interchangeably) to represent the face – therefore the individual; often contracted into