Thursday, 21 January 2016

Learn one Chinese Character a day - 尖

尖 is obviously composed of two parts: 小 and 大. What Chinese ancestors would like to present is something with very small end and other end big? You will get a better idea with image below:

Cold Weapons 
Looking at the weapons, they have a very sharp and small edge at the top. 尖 is a Logical Aggregate character which means the Sharp Tip of something. And it is then extended to mean Sharp as well.

There is no Oracle Script of 尖, the earliest time it appeared was during Regular Script period, as shown below: (screenshot taken from )
Learn one Chinese Character a day - 尖
Now it is time to enjoy a Chinese calligraphy with 尖 inside:

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