Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Amazing Chinese Characters (25) River - 川

The Bronze script of the character River is

we see water flow like a river. Normally, it is a big river, not small river.

The Big Seal script for character River is


similar to the Bronze script.

Its Small Seal script is


same flow, thinner and more smoothly.

Its Clerical script is


similar to the older scripts, but straight down except the left stroke.

The current standard traditional or simplified script character is



same as the Clerical script.

Its Pinyin is "Chuan1".


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