Sunday, 28 February 2016

Learn one Chinese Character a day - 株

As what we mentioned in our last lesson, 朱 was borrowed to mean red colour. Thus Chinese ancestors then added 木 to 朱 to create 株 to represent the original meaning of 朱.

Let us check its evolution history (image get from
Learn one Chinese Character a day - 株 
We can see clearly that Bronze Script was exactly created by adding   to .

株 means trunk of a tree
and it was later used as Chinese Classifier ( for objects like tree. One usage literally is: one 株 tree.

Now let us enjoy a Chinese calligraphy with 株 inside:
种松千株听天籁 艺兰百畦得奇香

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