Amazing Chinese Characters
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Amazing Chinese Characters (132) Sky - 天
The shell bone script of character Sky is
The top is the sky, the bottom
is character Big. Ancient Chinese thought the "Sky" is the biggest and highest thing in the universal, above Big.
The bronze script of the character is
The solid big oval is sky.
A big square or oval over "Big" is the Sky, on the top of the person who open his arms to embrace the sky.
Its small seal script is
right now, the square becomes a line.
The clerical script for character "Sky" is
Its pinyin is "Tian1".
March 08, 2017
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I am Chinese calligraphy artist. All blogs show my Chinese calligraphy artworks, and explanations of pictography of Chinese characters and their evolution in 3000+ years history
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