Monday, September 12, 2016

Amazing Chinese Characters (75) Rest - 休

The shell bone script for character Rest is


on the left is character Person,


on the right is the character Wood or Tree


The character is a picture of a person who leans against a tree, an action people like to do when they are tired. It is an ideogram character.


Its small seal script is


similar to the shell bone script.

Its clerical script is


 similar too.

Its current standard print script for traditinaol or simplified character is

same as the clerical script.

Its Pinyin is "Xiu1".

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