Friday, July 29, 2016

Amazing Chinese Characters (34) Rice Crop - 禾

The Shell Bone script for character Rice Crop is


You may have no idea for this picture. Let's see its Big Seal script


You see a big dropping ear of rice on the top left. It is a pictography character.


Its Small Seal script is


similar, only the ear of rice doesn't drop.

Its Clerical script is


not good pictography, but still has some degree similarity.

Its current standard printing script is


same as the Clerical script.

Its Pinyin is "He2".

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