Chinese mnemonics and annotator


There was an amount of boys standing in the field, he went around, looking for his child. But he was not there - he stayed at home, because yesterday the fairy removed one of his teeth with her tongs (and in still hurts).


Explanation of characters by Herbert A. Giles

T'ung is composed of what is apparently 立 li to stand as radical, but is really a corruption of an obsolete word meaning guilt with a corruption of 重 chung heavy (not 里 li a village) phonetic. It originally meant a male slave. 326.

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child/surname Tong

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