Thursday, May 20, 2021

Amazing Chinese Characters (400) Same - 同

 The shell bone script of character Same is

The top is brick model, the bottom is the fresh brick (unburnt yet). All mud go through the brick model will be the same size bricks, so the character means Same.


The bronze script of the character is

Similar to shell bone script but the size of rectangle frame doesn't match the brick square size, but we know what the ancient people want to see, not a precision machining drawing.

The small seal script of the character is
Similar to bronze script.

The clerical script of the character is
Similar to older scripts.

The song typeface of the character is
Same as the older scripts.

Its Pinyin is Tong2.

同 means Together too, at least as often as Same.




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