Posted by: manchucka | March 4, 2008

Find oracle bone, bronze, seal script characters

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You’re stuck in traffic, low on gas, bald tires, running late for work. If only you had a horse! Say, how was horse 馬 written/carved in oracle bone 甲骨文, bronze 金文, and seal script 篆文 characters? Use Richard Sears’ Chinese Etymology to find out.

seal:

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See below for bronze and oracle bone.

bronze:

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oracle bone:

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original horse photo here

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Responses

  1. Hi, i’m interested to know the seal, bronze and oracle bone characters for “画”

  2. 画 (畫) is:
    http://www.chineseetymology.org/CharacterASP/CharacterEtymology.aspx?characterInput=%E7%94%BB&submitButton1=Etymology


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