Hidden Symbols in Chinese Characters
Unions | Chinese characters have diverse origins from pictographs to sounds. However, possibly the most fascinating are symbols that originated from the union of two or more characters, giving us an insight into traditions, thoughts and customs of ancient China. Illustrated below are a few of these intriguing unions.
More illustrations coming soon.
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Special thanks to Yin Hang, Peggy Li and Shirley Xu for introducing me to the depth of meaning behind so many Chinese characters.