dé virtue; goodness; morality

Made up of [ chì step radical 60, shí ten; 10 radical 24, one radical 1, eye radical 109, xīn heart radical 61]

Note

The Step radical suggests 'way' and the remainer is straightness tested by ten eyes over the heart. Most famously used in Dao De Jing
Number of strokes: 15

Related characters


Also uses chì component: dé (get) hěn (very) huī (emblem) wǎng (towards) xíng (permitted) zhēng (journey)
Also uses shí component: bàn (half) dùn (shield) gǔ (ancient) huá (splendid) mài (sell) nán (south) pí (hops) shén (what) wǔ (noon) zài (to carry) zǎo (early) zhí (straight) zhī (to support)
Also uses component: bǎi (hundred) bǐng (third in order) bù (no; not) chǒu (shameful) dàn (dawn) huà (to draw) huò (maybe) jiāng (border) kāi (begin) lì (beautiful) liǎng (pair) měng (Mongol) miè (to extinguish) qiě (and) shì (life) yǔ (to give) zài (again) zhèng (correct)
Also uses component: dùn (shield) jīng (eye) kàn (look) mào (to emit) miàn (face) pàn (to hope for) suàn (calculate) xiāng (each other) zhí (straight) zì (from)
Also uses xīn component: bì (certainly) cōng (quick at hearing) dìng (how) è (evil) niàn (to read) nín (you (polite)) sī (to think) wàng (to forget) xiǎng (to think) yì (idea) yuàn (to hope) zhì (aspiration)

Sounds same

dé (get)

Different tone

de (of)

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