Friday, July 29, 2016

Amazing Chinese Characters (30) Claw - 爪

The big seal script of character is

just a picture of claw.

It may mean Hand sometime in a combined character - two characters to form a new character.

Its Small Seal script is

almost the same as Big Seal script.

Its Clerical script is

similar to the two above older scripts.

Its current standard printing script for traditional or simplified character is

same as above scripts, any simplification will damage the pictography.

Its Pinyin is "Zhua3".

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