Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Amazing Chinese Characters (496) Worry - 虑(慮)

 The shell bone script of character Worry is

The top

is head of tiger (Post 492)

The bottom


is Think (Post 154). When you have a tiger in your mind all the time, you worry the tiger, you are anxiety.

The small seal script of the character is 

The top is the head of tiger, the bottom is character Think.


The clerical script of the character is

The head of tiger + character Think.


Simplified song typeface of the character 
Changed the bottom 思-Think to 心-Heart, close to original meaning, but not the same.

The Pinyin of the character is Lv. 

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