fú not

Made up of [ gōng bow radical 57]

Note

Picture of two sticks tied with rope so they can not be separated

Related characters


Using gōng : dì (younger brother) zhāng ('of')

Sounds same

fú (blessing) fú (good fortune)

Different tone

fū (husband) fù (woman) fù (father) fù (rich) fù ('left ear') fù (place)

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Proverbs

自愧弗如 zì kuì fú rú Ashamed of oneself
Chinese proverb

Proverb

Lì bù cóng xīn [li bu cong xin]
strength not from feeling
Strong ambition but no motivation
Falling short of ambition
If a job is worth doing it is worth doing well
Wed 10th Jan

The long cold trek to school

A distressing story of harsh life in the provinces has moved many hearts on Chinese social media.

Wang Fuman walked the 3 miles to school in the freezing cold dressed only in thin clothes. He is one of the millions of 'left-behind' children who live in villages. Both his parents have moved away to work in the cities and so he is looked after by an older sister and his grandmother. Cold weather in Yunnan province can be fierce but is not as common as elsewhere in China.


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