ǎi low

Made up of [ shǐ arrow; to vow radical 111, grain radical 115, female; woman radical 38]

Note

One way to remember this is that it has three relatively short constituents: arrow; grain and women compared to spears; trees and men
Number of strokes 13

Related characters


Using shǐ : zhī (to know) zú (clan) hòu (wait)
Using : qiú (autumn) hé (together) xiāng (fragrant) jì (season) lì (sharp) 稿 gǎo (manuscript) zū (to hire) shuì (taxes)
Using : hǎo (good) ān (peace) nǚ (woman) tā (she) jiě (elder sister) fù (woman) mèi (younger sister) rú (as) shǐ (to begin) mā (mother) nǎi (milk) yào (want) gū (paternal aunt) xìng (surname) lóu (multi-story building)

Different tone

ài (love)

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Pronunciation

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