guī tortoise; turtle


Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

A simplified picture of a tortoise, the simplified form has a head, shell and tail, the traditional form has two legs
Number of strokes: 7

Sounds same

guī (to return) guī (jade tablet)

Different tone

guǐ (ghost) guì (precious)

< Previous guī Next guī >

Also

guī tortoise
Chinese proverb

Proverb

Sān rén chéng hǔ [san ren cheng hu]
three person accomplish tiger
It only takes three people to make a tiger. A rumour can build a mighty story
Basing a story on rumor and gossip rather than hard facts
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