Monday, September 19, 2016

Amazing Chinese Characters (79) Prisoner - 囚

The big seal script for character Prisoner (or Prison) is

in side


is Person or People.

The big square or round outside represent small room. A person is in a small room, which means Jail or Prison. It is an ideogram character.


Its small seal script is


Its clerical script is


The current standard printing script is


Its Pinyin is "Qiu2".

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