guāng light; ray; bright

Made up of [ ér legs radical 10]

Note

Originally a picture of twenty fires which then became a man bearing a torch hence light and glory

Related characters


Using ér : xiān (first) ér (child) yuán (primary) kè (to be able to) tù (rabbit) jiàn (see) xiōng (elder brother) zhēn (really) miǎn (to escape)

Different tone

广 guǎng (vast)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

鼠目寸光 shǔ mù cùn guāng Looking ahead for only a short time. Only planning for the immediate future.
一寸光阴一寸金,寸金难买寸光阴 yī cùn guāng yīn yī cùn jīn, cùn jīn nán mǎi cùn guāng yīn Money spent can be earned again, but time lost is lost for good
double happiness

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