hái still; also

Made up of [ chuò walking radical 162, no; not; not ]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

It can be remembered as 'no' with the 'walking'radical to make 'still', the original form had no connection to 'no'.
Number of strokes 7

Related characters


Using chuò : yuǎn (far) jìn (to advance) yùn (to move) mí (to bewilder) mí (riddle) zhè (this) dào (road)

Sounds same

hái (child)

Different tone

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

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 还
Stroke order for character 还, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Phrases

还是 hái shì or
还要青菜吗 hái yào qīng càimǎ Are there any more vegetables?
还要两碗米饭 hái yào liǎng wān mǐ fàn Also want two bowls of rice

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