|Learn one Chinese Character a day - 疾|
Bronze Script replaced (man) with (sickness), and kept 矢 to emphasise such sickness to be caused by physical injuries by arrow.
So 疾 is also to mean sickness, mainly physical injuries, comparing to 病.
And as 疾 means "shotted by an arrow", which must be very painful. so 疾 can mean painful.
And nobody likes to get injuries, so 疾 can also mean hate or dislike.
And as 疾 contains the meaning of a man shotted by a fast flying arrow, you would then not be that surprised now to know 疾 can also mean fast.
That is it. Let us enjoy a Chinese calligraphy with 疾 to end our lesson today: