Thursday, August 4, 2016

Amazing Chinese Characters (49) Grass - 草

The big seal script for character Grass is


like four tuft of grass at the four corners, middle one (Post 266) is character Morning. It means that you see the grass in the morning. This is a combination of pictography and ideogram character.


Its small seal script is


It is similar to big seal script, but only two tuft of grass, the character Morning changed a little bit, which is small seal script for character "Morning".

Its clerical script is


similar to the older scripts, but combined two tuft grass together.

Its current standard printing script for traditional or simplified character is


same as the clerical script.

Its Pinyin is "Cao3".


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