Monday, September 12, 2016

Amazing Chinese Characters (75) Rest - 休

The shell bone script of character Rest is

on the left is character Person (Post 37)

on the right is the character Wood or Tree (Post 10)

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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