Sunday, January 26, 2020

Amazing Chinese Characters (262) Smooth - 顺(順)

The shell bone script for character Smooth is

The left is
which means River (See Post 25).


The right is

means Meet (See Post 201), here means See or Watch.

A person is watch the river flow, which means Smooth, not only the river flow is smooth, but the person's mood is relaxed, and pleasure.

The big seal script for Smooth is
The left is River, the right is Meet (See).

The small seal script for Smooth is

the left is River, the right is Page (See Post 257). The original meaning of Page is impression in mind (feeling) through watching.

The clerical script for Smooth is
The left is River, the right is Page.

The traditional song typeface for Smooth is
Same as the clerical script.

The simplified song typeface for Smooth is

The Pinyin for 顺 is Shun4. 

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