gěi give; for

Made up of [ silk radical 120, to close; to join; to fit ]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

Combines 'silk' with 'harmony' giving the impression of presenting a valuable gift of silk
Number of strokes: 9

Related characters


Also uses component: fǎng (fine woven silk fabric) fēn (numerous) gāng (guiding principle) hóng (red) jì (order) jié (knot) jīng (Classic) lèi (tired) 绿 lù (green) wéi (to preserve) xù (beginnings) zhǐ (paper) zǔ (to form)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

杀鸡给猴看 shā jī gěi hóu kàn To punish somebody as a lesson and warning to others

Phrases

gěi wǒ wǔ bǎi wǔ shí sān kuài Give me 553 kuai
qǐng gěi wǒ mén xiē jiǎo zǐ Please bring us some dumplings
qǐng gěi wǒ yī shuāng kuài zǐ Please bring me a pair of chopsticks

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