SEARU Post time 2016-10-27 12:53:56

What could you see through the character 向?

Many Chinese characters are vivid hieroglyphic words. 向 is one of them:
向 means ‘direction’. Why?
Look! 向 shapes like a wall with a window in it,  and on the top of the wall (or house)you can see smoke rising that goes tilt into the air from the chimney!----------When I was child, villagers burnt firewood for cooking and sometimes they judged the wind-direction with the help of smoke from the stove!

SEARU Post time 2016-12-3 09:13:21

So happy to see this thread has been shared by one blogger_friend. It is funny to do some research work on Chinese traditional culture! The more you study, the more interesting you will feel about China!

Thanks for your reading and enjoyment!

SEARU Post time 2016-12-3 10:19:06

I have written many writings on some special characters with funny components, such as 东 西 南 北 酒 张 飞 墙  拜 臼 气 吃 and so on!
You can get the related stories if you have more patience on visiting my blog space!
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