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

Variants

Phonetic

Semantic

Apparent
Mandarin
ding3, ding4, zhen1
English
Definitions
tripod; an ancient cooking vessel with two loop handles and three or four legs; large; pot; three-legged bronze caldron
Etymology
Notes
Pictograph: a large vessel used for refining or sacrifice; this component resembles cowrie so was often replaced by it; recent versions are ‘standardized’ to and ; may be a variant of this character