Thursday, July 28, 2016

Amazing Chinese Characters (29) Pot - 壺

The shell bone script of character Pot is


a drawing of pot.

Its big seal script is 


Similar to shell bone script.

Its small seal script is


still very like a pot.

Its clerical script is


beautiful but not as round as a pot, it is still a pictography character.

Its song typeface for traditional character is


same as clerical script.

Its song typeface for simplified character is


very similar, minor difference in the bottom, no seal any more, damaging the pictography.

Its Pinyin is "Hu1".



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