歹 dāi bad; vicious; corpse
NotePicture of human remains - broken chips of bone
Number of strokes 4
Index 78 used in: 死 sǐ (die)
Different tone代 dài (replace)
戴 dài (to respect)
Stroke order for character 歹, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license ➚
Legalism was one of the competing philosophies for the ruling of China in the early period before the Qin period. Legalism was based on the principle that people were by nature evil and need laws to force them to behave well. The ruler had the right to do whatever he saw fit, irrespective of people's wishes. The brutal philosophy was adopted by the Qin dynasty
and was replaced by Confucian
principles in the following dynasties. Read More
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