Input a single Chinese character in the box above.
By clicking the "Perform Search" button, you will find a wide range of information on that character, including definitions of its meaning by Karlgren and Pulleyblank, information on historical phonology by Pulleyblank and Pan Wuyun (details available by clicking on the arrow to the left of the relevant phonological profile), as well as a reference to the location of the character in the Hanyu Da Zidian 漢語大字典.
If more than one character is found, you will be shown a hitlist. By clicking the arrow to the left of a character on the hitlist, you will be taken the detail page of the character in question. If only one character is found, you will be shown the detail page right away.
The search is performed in the
Character field of the Characters file. In order to find more search options and full explanations of the contents of the Characters file, select the "Characters" file in the "Select File" menu.