chóng insect; worm

Note

Old pictogram of a coiled worm
Number of strokes 6

Radical

Index 142 used in: suī (although)

< Previous radical 141 Next radical 144 xíng >

Sounds same

chóng (duplicate)

< Previous chóng Next chóu >

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

Proverbs

夏虫疑冰 xià chóng yí bīng An ignorant person doesn't understand the whole truth
百足之虫死而不僵 bǎi zú zhī chóng sǐ ér bù jiāng An evil is not easily disposed of; old institutions take a long time to renew

Also

萤火虫 yíng huǒ chóng glow worm

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