Talk:心

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Etymology[edit]

Hmm, I can't seem to remember how this character evolved. I mean, because if its ancient form carries the same kind of style I think it does for this, then it would imply lots of early knowledge of anatomy. Natalinasmpf 20:05, 27 May 2006 (UTC)

Those early pictograms look like a certain body part to me, but not a heart. —Aɴɢʀ (talk) 10:27, 22 August 2015 (UTC)
Many people say it looks like a penis but it has never been used so. It is not clear which character actually depicted a penis, and some say it is or . — TAKASUGI Shinji (talk) 04:14, 9 September 2016 (UTC)
The oracle bone form is a pictogram of a heart with four chambers (somewhat). Wyang (talk) 10:28, 8 September 2016 (UTC)