道场 Dào·Chǎng

Notes of a lifelong learner and perpetual beginner on martial arts, mindfulness, Chinese calligraphy…and many, many cups of tea.

第981字 | Character #981: 池

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Today’s traditional Chinese character is “pond” or “pool”. There is an old Chinese proverb that also became a popular saying in ch’an and zen: “One moon shows in every pool; in every pool the one moon.” Something to think about…or not to think about! 🙂
Have a good day!
– Tom Delaney

來學正體字 Learn Traditional Chinese Characters

The character 池(ㄔˊ) means pond or pool.
池 at moedict.
Evolution of 池.

水(ㄕㄨㄟˇ)池(ㄔˊ) – a pond
游(ㄧㄡˊ)泳(ㄩㄥˇ)池(ㄔˊ) – swimming pool
城(ㄔㄥˊ)池(ㄔˊ) – a city wall and moat

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