How did Chinese ancestors create a Character to mean Wife? It is then necessary to examine its evolution history to admire the creativity shown by ancient Chinese. (screenshot taken from http://chinese-linguipedia.org ):
|Learn one Chinese Character a day – 妻|
|Tie up hair|
That is why was used to mean Wife by Chinese ancestors. Modern writing 妻 reserved most original drawing with a "女" at the bottom and (which is still showing the concept of handling something with hand) on top.
Now it is time to end our lesson today with a Chinese calligraphy art: