dìng to set; to fix; to determine

Made up of [ mián roof radical 40, zhǐ to stop; to prohibit; until; footprint radical 77]


The meaning of setting things to right comes from combination of 'order'; 'stop' under 'roof'
Number of strokes 8

Related characters

Using mián : ān (peace) tā (it) bǎo (jewel) fù (rich) hán (cold) shí (real) zāi (disaster) zì (letter) gōng (palace) song (Song) yuàn (courtyard) yí (proper) kè (customer) xué (cave) róng (to hold) jiā (house) guān (official)
Using zhǐ : bù (a step) wǔ (martial) zhèng (correct) zú (foot) cǐ (this) 齿 chǐ (tooth)

Sounds same

dìng (how)

Different tone

dīng (nail) dǐng

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保定 Baoding, Hebei
罗定 Luoding, Guangdong

仿 fǎng to imitate; to copy

Made up of [ rén Person (radical) radical 9, fāng square; honest; upright radical 70]


The 'person' radical suggests an action, 'fang' is the phonetic
Full information for 仿
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