糸 - Dong Chinese dictionary

silk

Pictograph of silk threads.

Evolution

糸 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
糸 Bronze script Late Shang dynasty (~1100 BC)

Bronze script

Late Shang dynasty (~1100 BC)
糸 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
糸 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
糸 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

silk; KangXi radical 120; fine silk; Kangxi radical 120

Component uses

Meaning component in 23 characters

Iconic component in 2 characters