Friday, July 29, 2016

Amazing Chinese Characters (34) Rice Crop - 禾

The Shell Bone script of 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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