Roof + child = ?

The origin of 字, zì, character, has several versions.
One sees the roof under which the child is born because one of the first senses is “born”.

Another explanation: the Elders believed that children should learn the characters “inside”. Older people have more difficulty. As early as Zhou 1100- 256 B.C, upper-class children entered school at the age of eight.

The choice is yours!

Article on character, sorted by radical:
Radical arrow 矢

Radical child 子

Radical eye 目

Radical heart 心

Radical illness 疒

Radical 巳

1rst of August

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