Friday, 18 March 2016

Learn one Chinese Character a day - 休

Today we are going to learn 休, look at the character, its left part is 人, and its right part is 木. What would be its meaning with a person besides a tree?

We will have a clear idea with below image:
Take a break under the tree
Yes, 休 means take a rest. And 休 is also extended to mean our good feelings while taking a break under the tree.

Let us examine its evolution history to confirm our guessing: (image get from
Learn one Chinese Character a day - 休

From Oracle Script  , which is composed of man and tree . Following the same logic, is all the way simplified to its current form - 休.

Now it is time to enjoy a Chinese calligraphy with 休 inside:

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