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Post time 2019-9-21 10:35:16 |Display all floors
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Recently I have noticed that 豆 is quite interesting for its unique appearance. In Chinese 豆 means ‘bean’. Why? Its inside oblong represents a round seed? Then what for the two strokes below? Yes, you may take them as semi-bowl holding the seed! The three-stroke under 口  is half of the pod. When you divide a one-seed peanut into two parts, you can see what had wrapped the grain. The crust exactly looks like the remaining components of 豆 (without the middle one 口).   If you prolong the top and bottom horizon lines of 豆, then you get a long green-bean with enough seeds as you wish!In general, 豆 seems like a simple bean. Or you may think it as one part of a ripe greenbean.

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Post time 2019-9-21 10:45:07 |Display all floors
Another example is 日(ri)that is 'the Sun'. Its original form had been one circle plus a short horizon line inside. The round appearance was more vivid to describe the star than the oblong of 口. I wonder why modern Chinese use square for circle for improvement?
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