chū go out

Made up of [ kǎn open box radical 17]

Note

Either a shoot coming out of the ground or a foot leaving an enclosure

Related characters


Using kǎn : huà (to draw)

Sounds same

chū (at first)

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Pronunciation

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

Proverbs

出生入死 chū shēng rù sǐ Willing to risk one's life. Offer loyalty
祸从口出 huò cóng kǒu chū Be careful what you say
漏洞百出 lòu dòng bǎi chū Full of mistakes and errors
逆境出人才 nì jìng chū rén cái Hardship and adversity fosters talent
青出于蓝而胜于蓝 qīng chū yú lán ér shèng yú lán Wise schooling has produced excellence beyond the teacher. The follower has surpassed the master.
情人眼里出西施 qíng ren yǎn lǐ chū xī shī Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
Wed 15th Feb

Honest students can still be found

All too often the news is full of stories of shady dealing in China, so it was refreshing to learn that honesty can still be found and that it is appreciated. A 17 year old student accidentally scratched the side of a car and damaged a wing mirror. Instead of disappearing at a rate of knots, he chose to write a letter of apology and enclosed all the loose change he had. When the driver returned to discover the damage he called the police. However, after reading the note and seeing the small change he decided that honesty should be rewarded and the driver plans to give the student money towards completing his studies.


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Dragons, master of rain and water

Dragons, master of rain and water

Culture

The Chinese dragon is no fire-breathing monster, in China they are regarded as powerful but benevolent. As dragons are masters of rain, water and sea they need to be brought on your side if you want a good harvest, and so they need suitable offerings. The Dragon boat festival held near midsummer is when everyone used to seek to placate the dragon kings.
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