Monday, October 10, 2016

Amazing Chinese Characters (100) Sunrise - 旦

The shell bone script of 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, describing the moment when the sun rises just from the ocean, gradually leaves the water of ocean.

Its big seal script is


Very similar to bronze script.

Its small seal script is


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

Its clerical script is
Its song typeface is


Its Pinyin is "Dan4".


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