Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Amazing Chinese Characters (138) Drum - 鼓

The shell bone script for character Drum is


It is an ancient drum on the left.



on the right, it is a drum stick held by a hand.

Its small seal script is


the left is similar to shell bone script but the right one changed a lot.

The clerical script is


Similar to the older scripts.

The current standard printing script is


Its pinyin is Gu3.

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