Saturday, August 6, 2016

Amazing Chinese Characters (56) Look, See, or Watch - 看

The big seal script of character Look, See, or Watch is

the top left is big seal script of character Hand

on the right bottom should be a big seal script for character Eye. I didn't find its big seal script. The small seal script for Eye is

a little bit twisted, but it is very close.

When you put your hand over your eyes, you are looking at or for something. It is an ideogram character. The character is also for "see", "watch", any action similar.

Its small seal script is

similar to big seal script.

Its clerical script is

some similarity to the older script, the bottom is almost the same, but the top straight lines are not like fingers any more.

Its current standard printing script for traditional or simplified character is

same as the clerical script.

Its Pinyin is "Kan4".

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