bà father; dad; pa

Made up of [ father radical 88, to long for; to wish; to cling to ]

Note

Father is used as radical with 'bao' as phonetic underneath
Number of strokes 8

Related characters


Using : bā (supposition or suggestion) bǎ (to hold) pá (to crawl)

Different tone

bā (eight) bā (to long for) bā (supposition or suggestion) bǎ (to hold)

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Chinese proverb

Proverb

脸,
Rén yaò liǎn, shù yaò pí [ren yao lian, shu yao pi]
person must have face, tree must have skin
Keeping a good reputation is as essential as bark is to a tree
Reputation ('face') is important to maintain at all costs

hǎo good; correct; OK

Made up of [ nǚ female; woman radical 38, zǐ child; sage; seed radical 39]

Origin

Association of mother and child to stand for all things good
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