Chinese Symbol

What you see below, and can magnify, is the Chinese character for: family, household; home; person engaged in a certain trade, family engaged in a certain trade; a specialist in a certain field; a school of thought; member of same clan; nationality; my used to address one's relative that is senior in age; domestic, tame; internal; measure word used to count the number of families or enterprises; a surname; used after a few nouns as suffix to indicate the belonging to that class of people; used as suffix after a man's name or after the indication of seniority of a man among brothers to indicate his wife; used as suffix added after adverbs of negation for emphasis; used as suffix added after a few words to indicate that they are used as an adverbial modifier. I've divided all details into 5 sections. Please note that there might be more than one symbol with these meaning. If you want to see the other symbols or words with the same meaning, please click on the English words listed in the section 2 below.

SECTION 1:
TEXT AND IMAGE

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SECTION 2:
PRONUNCIATION AND MEANING
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-Family, household; home; person engaged in a certain trade, family engaged in a certain trade; a specialist in a certain field; a school of thought; member of same clan; nationality
-My (used to address one's relative that is senior in age)
-Domestic, tame; internal
-(Measure word used to count the number of families or enterprises)
-(A surname)
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-(Used after a few nouns as suffix to indicate the belonging to that class of people)
-(Used as suffix after a man's name or after the indication of seniority of a man among brothers to indicate his wife)
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-(Used as suffix added after adverbs of negation for emphasis)
-(Used as suffix added after a few words to indicate that they are used as an adverbial modifier)

More symbols with the following meanings:

Family
My

A warning: In Chinese, words are often composed by two Chinese characters, and sometimes by three or more. This page is not a dictionary.

SECTION 3:
TRADITIONAL VERSION

There's no difference between the simplified and the traditional version of this character.

SECTION 4:
CHINESE WORDS CONTAINING THIS SYMBOL

This Chinese character is contained in the following Chinese words:

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SECTION 5:
CHINESE NAMES CONTAINING THIS SYMBOL

This Chinese symbol is not contained in any Chinese name.

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