The shell bone script of character Collect is
The top on both scripts are net, the bottom is a bird. Ancient people used net to catch bird.
The bronze script of character Collect is
The top is net, the bottom is character Maintain (Post 92): a silk (left) rope ties a bird (right). The character means that people use rope and net to catch bird.
The big seal script of the character is
The top is character Net (Post 18), the bottom is character Maintain.
The small seal script of the character is
The top with the two long vertical side stokes is character Net, the rest inside is character Maintain.
The clerical script of the character is
The song typeface for traditional character is
Almost same as cleric script.
The song typeface for simplified character is
The top is 四，wrongly written for 网（Net) as I mentioned above, the bottom is character 夕 - Evening (Post 52). It may be in the evening to catch the birds by using net, which is reasonable because the birds can see in the evening, so easier to catch them. The simplification is based on a different view of this task, not simply reducing some strokes.
罗 is a popular family name too.
The pinyin of the character is Luo2.
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