Sunday, July 31, 2016

Amazing Chinese Characters (39) Insect - 虫(蟲)

The shell bone script of character Insect is

a drawing or picture of insect.

The bronze script of the character is

Similar to shell bone script.

The big seal script of the character is

Still similar to older scripts, the head is a little bit different.

Its small seal script is


the first one has one insect, the second has three insects. They look like insect(s), but not as good as the shell bone script does.

Its clerical script is

similar to the second small seal script.

Its song typeface for traditional character is

same as the clerical script

Its song typeface for simplified character is

only one insect, which is enough to tell the meaning. It is a good simplified character.

Its Pinyin is "Chong2"

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