Thursday, May 28, 2020

Amazing Chinese Characters (293) Path - 径(徑)

The big seal script of character Path is

The left is the left half of character of Walk (Post 96)

The left half of Walk is called Radical Double People, but in character, it is related to Walk. 
The right half of the character
is a shuttle of weaver, or silk thread, which is similar to the roads when we see them from far and high position.

The small seal script of character Path is

Similar to big seal script.

The clerical script of character Path is
The path on the right top is not smooth.

The traditional song typeface is
very similar to its clerical script.

The simplified song typeface is
The right top becomes completely strange, nothing to do with path anymore.

Its Pinyin is Jing4.

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