孩 hái child
Made up of [子 zǐ
child; sage; seed
radical 39, 亥 hài
12th earthly branch
NoteThe child radical gives the meaning, and 'hai' the phonetic
Number of strokes 9
Using 子 zǐ
: 好 hǎo (good) 学 xué (study) 孔 kǒng (great) 亨 hēng (prosperous) 季 jì (season) 孙 sūn (grandson) 字 zì (letter) 李 lǐ (plum) 孝 xiào (filial piety or obedience)
Using 亥 hài
: 咳 hāi (sound of sighing)
Sounds same还 hái (still)
Different tone咳 hāi (sound of sighing)
海 hǎi (sea)
亥 hài (12th earthly branch)
hái zi children
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