ān peace

Made up of [ mián roof radical 40, female; woman radical 38]

Note

Picture of woman under a roof, denoting domestic harmony
Number of strokes: 6

Related characters


Also uses mián component: bǎo (jewel) dìng (to set) fù (rich) gōng (palace) guān (official) hán (cold) jiā (house) kè (customer) nìng (better) róng (to hold) shì (room) shí (real) song (Song) tā (it) xué (cave) yí (proper) yuàn (courtyard) zāi (disaster) zì (letter)
Also uses component: ǎi (low) fù (woman) gū (paternal aunt) hǎo (good) hūn (to marry) jiě (elder sister) lóu (multi-story building) mā (mother) mèi (younger sister) nǎi (milk) rú (as) shǐ (to begin) tā (she) xìng (surname) yào (want)

Different tone

àn (bank)

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 安
Stroke order for character 安, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Provinces

安徽 Anhui

Cities

安庆 Anqing, Anhui
六安 Lu'an, Anhui
安阳 Anyang, Henan
淮安 Huai'an, Jiangsu
泰安 Tai'an, Shandong
西安 Xi'an, Shaanxi
延安 Yan'an, Shaanxi
广安 Guang'an, Sichuan
南安 Nan'an, Fujian
安顺 Anshun, Guizhou
北安 Bei'an, Heilongjiang

Proverbs

安居乐业 ān jū lè yè Wishing you well in a new home
塞翁失马,安知非福 sài wēng shī mǎ, ān zhī fēi fú A setback may turn out to be a blessing in disguise.

Phrases

天安门 tiān ān mén Tiananmen Square

Also

天安门广场 Tiānānmén Guǎngchǎng Tiananmen Square

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