chāng prosperous; flourishing

Made up of [ sun; day radical 72]


Shows sun over a breathing mouth suggesting contentment
Number of strokes 8

Related characters

Using : míng (bright) shì (is) xiāng (fragrant) chūn (spring) mò (do not) shǔ (heat) zhě (in process of) zhuō (table) qíng (clear sky) jiàn (gap) bái (bright) jǐng (bright) céng (once) yīn (sound) jiù (old) zuì (most) yì (easy) zuó (previous) dàn (dawn) zǎo (early) wǎn (evening) shí (time)

Different tone

cháng (long) cháng (always) chǎng (cliff) chàng (to sing) chàng (to initiate)

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宜昌 Yichang, Hubei
南昌 Nanchang, Jiangxi
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Why do we call the country of China 'China'? It is not the name used by the Chinese people themselves. In fact there are a number of names used in the 'Middle Kingdom' that reflect the country's rich cultural and historic heritage.
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