Friday, August 18, 2017

Amazing Chinese Characters (170) Window - 窗

The shell bone script of character Window is


which is a ventilation window.



The big seal script of the character is

The small seal script of the character is


There is a top over the window, which means "cave house", or a cave for living. Ancient Chinese digged caves for residence. There are many people live in cave houses in Northwest China.



The clerical script of the character is

It has some similarity to small seal script.

The song typeface of the character is


Its Pinyin is Chuang1.


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