Thursday, July 21, 2016

Amazing Chinese Characters (8) Rain - 雨

The Shell Bone script of character Rain is


The top is the raining flow from the sky, and the bottom are raindrops.

The Bronze script of the character is


Similar to the shell bone script but the rain flow and raindrops are separated.

The Big Seal script of the character


Similar to the Bronze script.

Then Small Seal script


The raindrops are horizontal now.

The Clerical script is


The raindrops are diagonally dropping, more realistic.

The song typeface of the character is


Very similar to the clerical script.

Its Pinyin is "Yu3"




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