dì younger brother; junior male

Made up of [ gōng bow radical 57, zhǔ dot radical 3, 丿 piě 'slash' radical 4]
Number of strokes 7

Related characters


Using gōng : fú (not) zhāng ('of')
Using zhǔ : tài (too) yù (jade) lì (beautiful) wū (crow) yì (justice) zhōu (prefecture) zhǔ (owner) zhù (to live) bái (bright) sháo (spoon) duì (to cash) lìng (to order) yóu (outstanding) liáng (good) pù (store) wèi (do)
Using 丿 piě : shǎo (less) hū (at) nǎi (to be) shī (to lose) wù (do not) yì (justice) lè (music) zhī (him) zú (clan) jiǔ (long time) me (what) wù (fifth (ordinal))

Sounds same

dì (supreme ruler) dì (earth) dì (ordinal (1st,2nd))

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History

The second part of the Zhou dynasty was known for incessant warfare between kingdoms. It was time of great importance to China as the philosophical traditions were developed that went on to dominate the next two thousand years. The first unification of China as a large nation state then followed.
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