hái child

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


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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孩子 hái zi children
double happiness

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