Monday, October 10, 2016

Amazing Chinese Characters (100) Sunrise - 旦

The shell bone script for Sunrise is



The top is the Sun, the bottom is the ocean or the land. The sun rises from ocean or land.


The bronze script is


The top is the Sun, the black bottom is the ocean which connects with the Sun, decribing the moment when the sun rises just from the ocean, gradually leaves the water of ocean.

Its small seal script is


The top is the Sun, the bottom is the ocean or land, but simplified as a horizontal line.

Its current standard printing script is


Its Pinyin is "Dan4".


No comments:

Post a Comment