Thursday, July 28, 2016

Amazing Chinese Characters (29) Pot - 壶(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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