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

Chinese unicorn

The Chinese have a mythical creature somewhat similar to the Western unicorn. A Qilin is deer-like but with one, two or even three horns. Its apperance is an auspicous event and it is a gentle animal. You may see one in stone forming a guardian of the Sacred Way to an Imperial tomb.
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Chinese proverb

Proverb

善终
Bú shàn shǐ zhě bù shàn zhōng [bu shan shi zhe bu shan zhong]
not good beginning not good end
A bad beginning leads to a bad ending
Need to plan everything from the beginning
Don't put the cart before the horse
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