Thursday, May 25, 2017

Amazing Chinese Characters (153) Cloth - 衣

The shell bone script for character Cloth is

the top is a person's head, the bottom is the cloth. Well, it is not clear. Let's see its bronze script

the top is still the head of a person, and the bottom are cloth with two short sleeves.

Its small seal script is

which changed a little bit, more like a cloth with longer sleeves.

Its clerical script is

 which has changed big, the curve line on the top becomes straight line, the bottom part is difficult to say which is which. It is unclear how it changed to this form.

Its current standard printing script is

which is very similar to the clerical script.

Its Pinyin is Yi1.

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