Friday, February 18, 2022

Amazing Chinese Characters (476) Bend and Squat - 匍

 The bronze script of character Bend and Squat is

The top and right curve, actually is character Nine (Post 443)

a person bends and squats. 

Under the person, it is 

which is character Garden (Post 474), actually is a seeding in fence or a container. 

The person is gardening, bending and squatting are the most common postures.

The big seal script of the character is

Similar to bronze script, but the outside intersection is just a point, not very pictographic anymore. The inside is very similar to the character Garden.

The small seal script of the character is
Inside is similar to older scripts, but outside becomes almost a circle or rectangle with a small opening, which means "bend and squat", just bent too much. The small script doesn't pay attention to pictographic but the symmetric, over bending on the left could make the character more symmetrical but destroy the pictography.

The clerical script of the character is
similar to bronze, and big seal scripts.

The song typeface of the character is
Same as the clerical script.

Its Pinyin is Pu

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