Sunday, April 11, 2021

Amazing Chinese Characters (366) Tears - 泪

 The big seal script of character Tears is

The top is character Eye, the bottom is water drops, which is tears from the eye.

The clerical script of the character is

The left is Water - Radical, the right is character 目 (Eye), which is not as pictographic as the big seal script above, but it is ideogram that the water from eye is tears.

The song typeface of the character is

Same as the clerical script.

The shell bone script, bronze script, small seal script of character Tears have not been found. The shell bone. and bronze scripts might have not exist, but it is unusual for small seal script of character Tears exist, I don't know the reason.

Its pinyin is Lei4.


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