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
Toad

Toad

Culture

Frogs and toads are valued in China because they keep down insect pests on crops. In some regions their name is similar to qián ?money, coin? and this has given them an assoication with good fortune and luck.
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