fēng wind

Alternative traditional form of character:


Originally this included the character for 'insect' as insects are carried by the wind, it has been simplified to give the concept of motion

Sounds same


Different tone

fèng (phoenix)

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


风吹草动 fēng chuī cǎo dòng A minor repercussion of a larger action. A trifling consequence
风雨同舟 fēng yǔ tóng zhōu Facing troubles together
看风使舵 kàn fēng shǐ duò Not sticking to the big plan. A fickle mind
空穴来风未必无因 kōng xuè lái féng wèi bì wú yīn There must have been signs that it was going to happen
弱不禁风 ruò bù jīn fēng Fragile, unable to withstand further setbacks
煽风点火 shān fēng diǎn huǒ Create a lot of trouble
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