Thursday, September 6, 2018

Amazing Chinese Characters (209) Spring - 春

The shell bone script of 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 bronze script of character Spring is
The top are two grass, the bottom is character Sun, the middle is character Village, but it means the sprout in the early spring. 

The big seal script of character Spring is

Similar to bronze script.

The small seal script of the character Spring is

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

The clerical script of the character is

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

The song typeface of the character is

Its pinyin is Chun1.

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