dùn shield

Made up of [ eye radical 109, shí ten; 10 radical 24, chǎng cliff; factory; depot radical 27]
Number of strokes 9

Related characters


Using : kàn (look) dé (virtue) xiāng (each other) pàn (to hope for) jīng (eye) zhí (straight) mào (to emit)
Using shí : bàn (half) dé (virtue) gǔ (ancient) zài (to carry) mài (sell) shén (what) zhī (to support) zhí (straight) zǎo (early)
Using chǎng : fǎn (contrary) lì (strict) yuán (former) àn (bank) lì (to experience)

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Proverbs

自相矛盾 zì xiāng máo dùn To speak in contradictions

Opium

The import of opium from India had a devastating effect on China. Although opium had been graown and used in China for centuries the import of huge quantities of the British controlled trade into Guangdong proved far more addicitive. It was the government officials who were most affected and even Dowager Empress Cixi used opium. Attempts to stop the trade led to two wars with Britain which China lost.
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