bā supposition or suggestion; snap!; bar

Made up of [ kǒu mouth radical 30, to long for; to wish; to cling to ]

Note

The 'mouth' radical suggests a vocal term, 'ba' to long for provides the phonetic
Number of strokes 7

Related characters


Using kǒu : yòu (right) hé (together) wèn (ask) jiào (called) yǔ (language) shǐ (history) zhī (one) chī (to eat) fú (good fortune) fù (rich) gǔ (ancient) hēng (prosperous) huò (maybe) jiù (fault) jūn (monarch) kě (can) mìng (life) rú (as) shàng (still) shì (matter) suī (although) tái (typhoon) xǐ (to be fond of) zhī (to know) zhōu (surname Zhou) zú (foot) hào (name) gōng (palace) jù (sentence) mǎ (?) yuē (to speak) gǒu (dog) hé (to close) jí (lucky) lìng (other) xiōng (elder brother) hāi (sound of sighing) míng (name) gào (to tell) zhān (to observe) hòu (behind) táng (Tang) gè (each) chàng (to sing) tīng (to listen) hē (drink) yǎo (to bite) ne (and you?) chuán (boat) huí (to circle)
Using : bǎ (to hold) bà (father) pá (to crawl)

Sounds same

bā (eight) bā (to long for)

Different tone

bǎ (to hold) bà (father)

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Pronunciation

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