hái child

Made up of [ child; sage; seed radical 39, hài 12th earthly branch ]

Note

The child radical gives the meaning, and 'hai' the phonetic
Number of strokes 9

Related characters


Using : hǎo (good) xué (study) kǒng (great) hēng (prosperous) jì (season) sūn (grandson) zì (letter) lǐ (plum) xiào (filial piety or obedience)
Using hài : hāi (sound of sighing)

Sounds same

hái (still)

Different tone

hāi (sound of sighing) hǎi (sea) hài (12th earthly branch)

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Also

孩子 hái zi children
Chinese Poetry

Chinese Poetry

Language

The Chinese language is ideally suited for writing poems. The long history of Chinese has allowed poems written over two thousand years ago to be appreciated even today. The characters provide a concise method for conveying impressions and emotion.

Scarce food

It has only been in recent years that China has been wealthy enough to import food. China has 20% of the world's people but only 7% of the world's arable land to generate food. This has led to farming on poor and very steep terrain over many centuries. It also explains the very wide range of food that is eaten, nothing could be wasted.
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