Thursday, September 6, 2018

Amazing Chinese Characters (209) Spring - 春

The shell bone script for character Spring is


There are two character Wood


 on the top,  another on right.

The left bottom one

is character Sun.

The middle part means seedling.


Spring is the time the trees and plants are seedling under the sun.

The big seal script for character Spring is


on the top is grass.

The middle one is seedling, and the right bottom one is the sun.


The small seal script for the character Spring is


similar to the big seal script except the sun is on left bottom now.

The clerical script for the character is

Big change except the bottom "Sun", difficult to see the similarity of it to the old scripts.

The song typeface for the character is


Its pinyin is Chun1.


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