Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Amazing Chinese Characters (288) Old - 老

The shell bone script of character 老 is

which is an old man with a stick. The top is the hair, the bent back, and a hand. The bottom is the stick.


The big seal script of character Old is
The top is very similar to shell bone script, the stick on the bottom is following down.

The small seal script of the character Old is
Similar to big seal script.

The clerical script of the character Old is
Changed a lot, but we still can see that it has some similarity to old scripts.

Its Pinyin is Lao3.

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