Chinese Character Evolution

by Chinese2020.com

【生 shēngshēng】The oracle image is a young plant coming from the earth.

    


【从 cóngcóng】The oracle image is the action of one person follows the other. Later its meaning extended as "to obey, to join", "follower", "from" etc.

    


【牛 niúniú】The oracle image is the shape of a Chinese buffalo head.

    




* Chinese character evulation images are taken from 象形字典(vividict.com).