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how to say heart in chinese

xīn Heart, a picture in the seal writing. 61st radical. It shows the pericardium opened, the lobes and the aorta below. (W. …

chinese-character-symbol-手-hand

shǒu The hand,handy,skilled,workman. It is the radical, No. 64. When written at the side called  提手 dīshǒu. is the picture of a side …

chinese character symbol for friend

péng A friend, companion, peer. Now composed of two moons; but it has nothing to do with 月 yuè, the radical of …

chinese character symbol for nail

dīng A nail (a picture) Compounds 园丁 yuándīng – gardener, horticulturist 拉丁美洲 Lādīng Měizhōu – Latin America 丁香 dīngxiāng – lilac, clove …

chinese word for short tail bird

zhuī Short-tailed birds, is the radical, No. 172. The seal forms show it to be a picture of a bird with a …

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