CHINESE SCRIPT

CHINESE CHARACTER FORMATION & ETYMOLOGY

  

 

 

 

2 strokes ( )

ㄅlㄥ1 (ping1)

bīng

 

= ice => its exact etymology and formation are unknown, but this character (radical 15) seems related to an alternative character for water (radical 85) used as its side-radical, i.e. - alternatively the character for ice is written or