Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Amazing Chinese Characters (316) Broad - 广

 The bronze script of the character Broad is


The top is the cliff, the bottom is character Yellow, actually an archery range with yellow target hanging on the wall of cliff. Because the range is big, so it means Broad, Big or Wide open space.

The big seal script of the character Broad is


similar to the bronze script.

The small seal script of character Broad is


Similar to older scripts.

The clerical script of the character is

We still can see the similarity.

The song typeface for traditional character is
The song typeface for simplified character is 

广
only the cliff - 广 left, 黄 disappears. 

Its Pinyin is Guang3.


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