dīng nail; robust; adult man

Note

Picture of a nail

Different tone

dǐng dìng (to set) dìng (how)

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 丁
Stroke order for character 丁, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

yòng to use; to employ; to have to

Origin

An old 'abstract' character of uncertain origin

Radical

Index 101 used in: used in: pù (store)
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Chinese porcelain and china

Chinese porcelain and china

Culture

Together with tea and silk, porcelain from China is its most famous export. Prized the world over, high quality porcelain commands high prices at auction. Like silk the secret of its manufacture was a closely guarded secret for centuries.
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