fǎ law; standard

Made up of [ shuǐ water radical 85, go ]


The presence of 'water' and 'depart' element gives the concept of good law washing away dirt

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Using shuǐ : jiǔ (wine) hǎi (sea) mǎn (to fill) zé (pool) zhì (to rule) qiǎn (shallow) hàn (perspiration) méi (have not) qīng (clear) pào (bubble) hóng (flood) gǎng (harbor) qì (steam)

Different tone

fā (to send out) fà (hair)

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stroke order for 法
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法国 fǎ guó France

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