Thursday, January 23, 2020

Amazing Chinese Characters (261) Each - 各

 The shell bone script of character Each is


The top is up down Foot (Post 93)


The bottom 口 that means a home. A foot toward to home - people walk to home, which means that group of people come back, and go each home. Each person has his own home, so it means Each.

The bronze script of the character is


very similar to shell bone script.

The big seal script of the character is


similar to the old scripts.

The small script of the character is


The top changes big, but still some similarity to the old scripts.

The clerical script of the character is


The top becomes symmetrical, not like a foot. But it still has some similarity to old script.

Its Pinyin is  Ge4. 



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