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chinese-character-symbol-力-strength

lì Strength, force, power. A picture of a muscle in its sheath. It is the radical of the character, No. 19. Compounds …

chinese-龟-turtle

龟 guī Compounds 乌龟 wūguī – turtle, tortoise Learn more about 龟 at Wikionary

chinese-character-symbol-竹-bamboo

zhú Bamboo is the radical, No. 118. The seal writing represents the drooping whorl of leaves, the inverse of 屮 chè a …

chinese-坐-sit

坐 zuò zuò. To sit down, to rest, to place, to reign. The radical is 土 tǔ, the 32nd. Two men 人 …

chinese-火-fire

huǒ Radical No. 86, fire. A representation of a flame in the old writing. Compounds 火车 huǒchē - train 火锅 huǒguō - …

chinese-气-air

qì Vapor, is the radical, No. 84, meaning curling vapors rising from the ground and forming clouds. Ancient forms show the sun …

chinese-宀-roof

mián Picture of a roof, a shelter, a house. It is the 40th radical of characters relating to dwellings Learn more about …

chinese-从-follow

cóng From, to follow, obey. A man walking after another, and often written 从 to represent that idea Compounds 服从 fúcóng – …

chinese-白-white

bái White, is the radical, No. 106. The sun just appearing and making white daylight, cf. 白天 baí tiān. Compounds 白色 báisè …

chinese-艸-grass

艸, 草

cǎo Grass, a picture, the 140th radical, is its radicaI. It is written 艸 when standing alone, and 艹 in composition. The …

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