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a rare chinese character - help?

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1. 晚: evening; late

 

 

2. it breaks down to bu4 不 + ri4 日 + yue4 月--

不明: not bright like in the evening.

 

This character seems not being used anymore.

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Found it in a few places but always without any comment or info.

 

Note that the various manuscripts have different characters:

 

晚 - Wang Bi and Heshang Gong

 

晩 - Fu Yi

 

免 - Mawangdui B

 

曼 - Guodian

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I believe he was more concerned with this character as he cited below:

http://www.zdic.net/...dic88Zdic87.htm (according to wenlin)

it breaks down to bu4 不 + ri4 日 + yue4 月--

i am looking for more informations about this rare character - quotes...

 

who can help?

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I don't think it is necessary to learn such a rare character.

Did you actually ever see the character yourself or are you saying to just "forget about it" (I forget which movie that is from, but I think Donnie Brascoe). I saw it several times but have nothing to add to it's meaning.

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Did you actually ever see the character yourself or are you saying to just "forget about it" (I forget which movie that is from, but I think Donnie Brascoe). I saw it several times but have nothing to add to it's meaning.

Yes, I did see it.

Yes, forget about it.

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It is illogical to break down more complex Chinese words into its various singular root words. For example, 晚 is supposed to be made up of 日  (Sun)and 免 (can help it as in 免不了)。晚, as used in 旁晚 means as the sun goes down in the evening, it just can't be help. Or as in  太晚了, it too late to make up for the error or loss, it just can't be help.      

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