The bronze script for character Hair is
which is grass, lush grass.
The big seal script of the character is
similar to its bronze script.
Let's recall the character Hand - 手 (Post 55), its big seal script is
which is mirror symmetric to character Hair, a little bit confusing.
The small seal script of the character Hair is
compare it to the character Hand
As we have seen, originally character Hair means grass, but it became to mean "hair" - animal and human hair long time ago.
The clerical script of character Hair
in comparison with Hand
the difference is a little bit bigger.
Its song typeface is
which is big different from song typeface Hand,
As time past, the original meaning of Hair has expanded from grass to hair, nowadays, it means human or animal hair in most of time but grass in some cases especially in proverbs, e.g. proverb 不毛之地 - soil with no grass at all (barren land).
Its pinyin is Mao2.
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