guī jade tablet

Made up of [ earth; soil radical 32, earth; soil radical 32]

Note

A jade tablet or baton is represented as two piles of earth perhaps linked to association with jade artefacts that represented land ownership
Number of strokes 6

Related characters


Using : zuò (seat) qù (go) lǐ (inside) zuò (sit) chéng (city walls) dì (earth) shèng (holy) zhì (to arrive) hēi (black) kuài (piece) zài (exist)
Using : zuò (seat) qù (go) lǐ (inside) zuò (sit) chéng (city walls) dì (earth) shèng (holy) zhì (to arrive) hēi (black) kuài (piece) zài (exist)

Sounds same

guī (to return) guī (tortoise)

Different tone

guǐ (ghost) guì (precious)

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