Sunday, July 24, 2016

Amazing Chinese Characters (16) Mouth - 口

The Shell Bone script for character Mouth is


Just like a mouth.




Its big seal script is

Its Small Seal script is


Its Clerical script is

It is not rounded anymore because since clerical script, the curve lines become straight lines, and the rounded turns become right angle turns. But it is still like the mouth. 

The current standard printing script for both tranditional and simplified character is 


It is simple enough,  can't be simplified anymore.

Its Pinyin is "Kou3".


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