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What is 巳 in Chinese? [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2019-7-19 12:23:08 |Display all floors
The appearance of 巳(si) seems like a snake with curved long body whose mouth(口 kou)is very special: The cruel animal is so greedy that it can open the mouth as large as possible to swallow down the hunted-enemy! In Chinese we have such a proverb:“Men seldom feel satisfaction with  themselves just as a snake is eager to swallow an elephant into the stomach!”  (人无足,蛇吞象!)

To foreign reader friends: Do you feel funny when you draw a square as mouth plus a curved stroke for a snake?
Childish pure  mindset can simplify your life which let you live in a light way! Without man-made troubles you will work in high efficiency!

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