Saturday, 7 November 2015

Learn one Chinese Character a day - 九

We have learnt Chinese character from 1 to 8. Today we continue our learning of 9.

Let us check its evolution history as usual (image get from
Learn one Chinese Character a day - 九
As what we have stated in our previous post "Review Chinese numbers from one to nine",OracleScript and Bronze Script demonstrates the meaning of that a baby who starts to crawling around to explore and feel the environment surrounding him. Capability of crawling is one big step for babies. Now they can move in a two dimensional area. Chinese ancestors considered it a vital moment of a person after the baby is delivered from its mother. The moment, when a baby is delivered, is used by Chinese ancestors to mean 8 (八), So and , which is finally simplified as "九", is used to mean 9.

Now let us enjoy a Chinese Calligraphy with 九 inside:


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