dāi bad; vicious; corpse

Note

Picture of human remains - broken chips of bone
Number of strokes 4

Radical

Index 78 used in: sǐ (die)

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Different tone

dài (replace) dài (to respect)

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