Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Amazing Chinese Characters (139) Eyebrow - 眉

What is the shell bone script for Eyebrow?


Two eyelashes on the top eyebrow bone.

The bottom is character Eye (Post 17)

The top are two eyebrow.

The bronze script of character Eyebrow is


Three eyelashes on the top, the bottom is Eye.

Let's see the big seal script


Three eyelashes look like the real Eyebrow, don't they?



Its small seal script is


Two eyelashes, the eyebrow becomes strange line.

The bottom one

is Eye.  The top are eyelash.


The clerical script is


changed, but has some similarity.

Its current standard printing script is


Its Pinyin is Mei1.


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