grass character


Definition of grass character

: one of the irregular cursive characters of a style of Chinese and Japanese writing for business and private use

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History and Etymology for grass character

translation of Chinese (Pekingese) ts'ao3 tzǔ4

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“Grass character.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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