Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Amazing Chinese Characters (172) Towel - 巾

The bronze script of character Towel is

The middle vertical line is a rope, which ties the arch-alike towel, which is a simplified skirt, like grass skirt people wore in the ancient time.


The big seal script of character Towel is

Simllar to bronze script.


The small seal script of the character is


which is similarity to the big seal script.

The meaning of the character changed to Towel long time ago, and people created another character for Skirt - 裙.

The clerical script of the character is

The song typeface of the character is


All scripts are very similar. 

Its Pinyin is Jin1.

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