We have mentioned 杲 in our last lesson. Have you tried to guess its meaning? Today we will reveal the answer.
As usual, we decompose the character 杲 to 日 (the Sun) on top of 木 (remember the original meaning of 木 in Oracle Script as tree). We have the aggregated meaning as : the Sun raised to be above the tree. What does that mean? Bright!
That is all. As usual we examine its evolution history to confirm our observation: (image taken from http://chinese-linguipedia.org)
|Learn one Chinese Character a day - 杲|
Now let us enjoy a Chinese calligraphy with 杲 inside: