安 ān peace
Made up of [宀 mián
radical 40, 女 nǚ
NotePicture of woman under a roof, denoting domestic harmony
Using 宀 mián
: 它 tā (it) 宝 bǎo (jewel) 富 fù (rich) 寒 hán (cold) 实 shí (real) 灾 zāi (disaster) 字 zì (letter) 宫 gōng (palace) 宋 song (Song) 院 yuàn (courtyard) 宜 yí (proper) 客 kè (customer) 穴 xué (cave) 容 róng (to hold) 家 jiā (house) 官 guān (official) 定 dìng (to set)
Using 女 nǚ
: 好 hǎo (good) 女 nǚ (woman) 她 tā (she) 姐 jiě (elder sister) 妇 fù (woman) 妹 mèi (younger sister) 如 rú (as) 始 shǐ (to begin) 妈 mā (mother) 奶 nǎi (milk) 矮 ǎi (low) 要 yào (want) 姑 gū (paternal aunt) 姓 xìng (surname) 楼 lóu (multi-story building)
Different tone岸 àn (bank)
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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.
天安门 tiān ān mén
Tiānānmén Guǎngchǎng Tiananmen Square
You will often see the character for good fortune 褔 fú
on decorations and gifts. 'Fu' is also associated with bats and oranges and this needs a little explanation
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