|Learn one Chinese Character a day - 草|
|a vivid view of 草|
that the grass land is thriving as well. Current form 草 is the continuation of .
Now it is time to reveal the answer: 草 means grass.
And from its original meaning, 草 can mean grass land or wild places.
And grass normally grows in a disorganised way, so 草 is extended to mean disorganised, messy, draft, unofficial and etc,
Since 草 is composed of 艹 and 早. then it is not a surprise that 草 (pronounces cǎo) which is quite close to 早 (pronounces zǎo). Besides the meaning we explained above, 早 also serves as the phonetic part of 草.
That is all, now it is time to enjoy a Chinese calligraphy with 草 inside to end our lesson today: