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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