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)

< Previous á Next ài >

Pronunciation

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Chinese proverb

Proverb

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Rén bù kě mào xiàng, hǎi shuǐ bù kě dǒu liáng [ren bu ke mao xiang, hai shui bu ke dou liang]
person not judge appearance mutual, sea water not judge bucket measure
A person cannot be judged by appearance just as the sea cannot be measured with a bucket
First appearances can be deceptive
Judging a book by its cover

yuē to speak; to say

Made up of [ kǒu mouth radical 30]

Origin

A picture of a mouth with a tongue inside it - the middle stroke does not touch the right side to distinguish it from 'ri' (sun)

Radical

Index 73 used in: used in: gèng (more) ; hé (why)
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