Component 正 a foot walking towards a destination

正, an indicative character, originally meant: a foot is walking towards a destination. 正 is composed of 一, an indicative sign; and 止, a foot. 正 mainly serves as phonetic component to form characters.  Continue reading “Component 正 a foot walking towards a destination”

Component氵 water

氵, derived from 水, serves as semantic component to form characters. 氵 is an extremely important component because it can form more than one thousand characters. Characters formed by the component 氵 have to do with water such as 江河流海洋澡沐浴泪.  Continue reading “Component氵 water”