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Tell me why most cursive forms of Chinese character, "不", is shaped like this:

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Instead of this?:

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Looks like four dots. And another Chinese character, "正", shaped like this:

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Instead of this?:

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Why is this exists, Tell me how is this exists?!

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There might be a bit of misunderstanding about where cursive script comes from. Many cursive characters do not actually come from regular script, but are derived from Warring States era brush calligraphy and seal script shapes.


This here

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cannot approximate the shape or follow the stroke order of



𠀚
23.1
睡虎地秦簡
東漢

㐬
嵩山太室闕
 

as the left part isn't as emphasised as this:

不


This here

正

cannot approximate the shape or follow the stroke order of



正
正部
說文解字
西漢

正
孫臏37
銀雀山漢簡

nearly as well as this:

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