dài replace

Made up of [ rén Person (radical) radical 9, catch; shoot radical 56]

Note

A person with calipers which indicate process of copying hence 'replace'
Number of strokes: 5

Related characters


Also uses rén component: bǐng (both) chàng (to initiate) dàn (but) dǎo (fall) 仿 fǎng (to imitate) fèn (portion) gōng (to provide) gū (estimate) hé (what) hòu (wait) huà (to make into) huá (splendid) huā (flower) jiàn (healthy) liǎng (pair) mén (s) nǐ (you) rén (humane) shén (what) tā (he) wèi (position) yè (night) 亿 yì (100,000,000) zhí (value) zhù (to live) zhuàn (biography) zuò (to do)

Sounds same

dài (to respect)

Different tone

dāi (bad)

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Pronunciation

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Chinese Tortures

Chinese Tortures

Culture

China since early Imperial times has had a system of brutal punishments for crime. Torture was routinely used to extract a confession and there was no defence attorney to help you. For high treason a particularly gruesome and painful death was devised - death by a thousand cuts. Even today China uses the death penalty more frequently than the rest of the world put together.
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