fēn numerous; confused; disorderly

Made up of [ silk radical 120, fēn divide; part ]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

The silk radical lends the idea of multiple threads that turn 'divide' into confusion
Number of strokes 7

Related characters


Using : hóng (red) gěi (give) zhǐ (paper) jīng (Classic) wéi (to preserve) lèi (tired) gāng (guiding principle) zǔ (to form) xù (beginnings) jié (knot) jì (order) fǎng (fine woven silk fabric)
Using fēn : fèn (portion) pàn (to hope for) pén (basin) pín (poor) bàn (to act)

Sounds same

fēn (divide)

Different tone

fèn (portion)

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