hāi sound of sighing

Made up of [ kǒu mouth radical 30, hài 12th earthly branch ]

Note

The mouth radical makes it a vocal utterance, 'hai' gives phonetic
Number of strokes 9

Related characters


Using kǒu : yòu (right) hé (together) wèn (ask) jiào (called) yǔ (language) shǐ (history) zhī (one) chī (to eat) fú (good fortune) fù (rich) gǔ (ancient) hēng (prosperous) huò (maybe) jiù (fault) jūn (monarch) kě (can) mìng (life) rú (as) shàng (still) shì (matter) suī (although) tái (typhoon) xǐ (to be fond of) zhī (to know) zhōu (surname Zhou) zú (foot) hào (name) gōng (palace) jù (sentence) mǎ (?) yuē (to speak) gǒu (dog) hé (to close) jí (lucky) lìng (other) bā (supposition or suggestion) xiōng (elder brother) míng (name) gào (to tell) zhān (to observe) hòu (behind) táng (Tang) gè (each) chàng (to sing) tīng (to listen) hē (drink) yǎo (to bite) ne (and you?) chuán (boat) huí (to circle)
Using hài : hái (child)

Different tone

hái (still) hái (child) hǎi (sea) hài (12th earthly branch)

< Previous guò Next hái >

Pronunciation

Sound file kindly provided by shtooka.net under a Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike License

Chinese proverb

Proverb

Diǎn shí chéng jīn [dian shi cheng jin]
touch stone accomplish gold
Turn stone into gold
To work something of no worth into something of value

The illustrious Ming

It was during the Ming dynasty that China achieved many accomplishments: a vast fleet sailed the seas and made many dicoveries.; an encylopedia of the accumulated knowledge was distilled into 11,000 chapers; trade with America brought in new vegetables and cotton that were widely grown.
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