Thursday, May 21, 2020

Amazing Chinese Characters (289) Get-in - 入

The shell bone script for character Get-in is

Dictionary of Pictography explanation: it is like a cover of a utensil, means that people put something into a container, and cover up.

Some people believe that it is a head of arrow, which could be shot into a place. I agree with the dictionary, it should be a cover.

The big seal script for the character is
The handle is very long.

The small seal script for the character is

This is like a high cover.

The clerical script for the character is
The handle is not straight up, but becomes part of the right falling stroke, which is for people to write easier.

It is very similar to
Which is character People or Person (Post 37).

Don't be confused by the two.

Its Pinyin is Ru4.


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