贵 guì precious; expensive; costly
Made up of [贝 bèi
shell; precious; cowrie shell
Alternative traditional form
of character: 貴
NoteA picture of a basket holding precious things: cowrie shells once used as currency
Number of strokes 9
Using 贝 bèi
: 贞 zhēn (chaste) 贫 pín (poor) 贴 tiē (to stick) 赏 shǎng (to hand down)
Different tone归 guī (to return)
龟 guī (tortoise)
圭 guī (jade tablet)
鬼 guǐ (ghost)
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