Saturday, November 18, 2023

Amazing Chinese Characters (639) Room - 屋

The big shell script of character Room is 

 The top 

is character Body (Post 423), the bottom is character To (Post 298). Body means people who go to a room. 

The small seal script of character Room is 

Similar to big seal script.

The clerical script of character Room is 
The top Body is similar to older script, the bottom To just pull all curves to straight lines.

The Pinyin of the character is Wu1.

There is another character Room - 室 (Post 290) , both are exchangeable. There is a subtle difference, 室 emphasizes the Inside of the Room, there may be many 室 under the same roof: bedrooms, bathrooms, classrooms. 屋 is more like a small house for relax and sleep, meaning close to House.

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