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The vertical heart

Viewed 978 times 2019-9-28 16:37 |Personal category:education|System category:News

What is ‘vertical heart’ in Chinese? 
心 means the beating ‘heart’. Why? Its shape seems like the real appearance of an animal's heart with several blood vessels on the top. Or you may take the three points as blood drops pumped out from the main part of 心. 
As a fact, only few Chinese characters use 心 as one component. 芯(the center of something),蕊(fresh flower),意(mind).
But there are too many Chinese words appear with a changed form of 心 that is called ‘vertical heart’ as the following showing:
慎(cautious),悟(realized),悦(happy),愤怒(angry),

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