á what?; eh?; interjection expressing doubt or requiring answer

Made up of [ 'left ear'; 'right of mound' radical 170, can; may; able to ]
Number of strokes: 10

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Also uses component: fáng (to protect) jì (border) líng (mound) suí (Sui) xiǎn (danger) yáng (yang) yīn (yin) yuàn (courtyard) zǔ (to hinder)
Also uses component: gē (elder brother) gē (elder brother) hé (river) hé (what) qí (strange) Next ǎi >

Pronunciation

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Fish for good fortune

Fish for good fortune

Culture

Fish ( ) have been a frequently used symbol for good fortune for centuries. This is because means ?surplus; abundance? and so a picture of a fish is a wish for prosperity. They are often eaten at Chinese New Year partly as a symbol for a wish for abundance in the coming year.
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