和 hé together; and
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Note The feeling of harmony from a combination of 'grain' and 'mouth' components
Number of strokes
Using 禾 hé
秋 qiú (autumn) 香 xiāng (fragrant) 季 jì (season) 利 lì (sharp) 矮 ǎi (low) 稿 gǎo (manuscript) 租 zū (to hire)
税 shuì (taxes) Using 口 kǒu
右 yòu (right) 问 wèn (ask) 叫 jiào (called) 语 yǔ (language) 史 shǐ (history) 只 zhī (one) 吃 chī (to eat) 福 fú (good fortune) 富 fù (rich) 古 gǔ (ancient) 亨 hēng (prosperous) 或 huò (maybe) 咎 jiù (fault) 君 jūn (monarch) 可 kě (can) 命 mìng (life) 如 rú (as) 尚 shàng (still) 事 shì (matter) 虽 suī (although) 台 tái (typhoon) 喜 xǐ (to be fond of) 知 zhī (to know) 周 zhōu (surname Zhou) 足 zú (foot) 号 hào (name) 宫 gōng (palace) 句 jù (sentence) 吗 mǎ (?) 曰 yuē (to speak) 狗 gǒu (dog) 合 hé (to close) 吉 jí (lucky) 另 lìng (other) 吧 bā (supposition or suggestion) 兄 xiōng (elder brother) 咳 hāi (sound of sighing) 名 míng (name) 告 gào (to tell) 占 zhān (to observe) 后 hòu (behind) 唐 táng (Tang) 各 gè (each) 唱 chàng (to sing) 听 tīng (to listen) 喝 hē (drink) 咬 yǎo (to bite) 呢 ne (and you?) 船 chuán (boat) 回 huí (to circle) Sounds same
河 hé (river)
禾 hé (grain)
何 hé (what)
合 hé (to close)
曷 hé (why) Different tone
喝 hē (drink) Pronunciation Your browser does not support this audio element.
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郑和 Zheng He Proverbs
和颜悦色 hé yán yuè sè
一个和尚挑水喝,两个和尚抬水喝,三个和尚没水喝 yī gè hé shang tiāo shuǐ hē, liǎng gè hé shang tái shuǐ hē, sān ge hé shang méi shuǐ hē
Sometimes work is best done alone, a group may just spend the time discussing without doing anything
All about the exploitation of China by foreign powers from the
to the foundation of the PRC in 1949. The establishment of foreign enclaves within most Chinese cities one hundred years ago led to many frictions with the foreign powers, particularly Britain. The
system forcibly opened up cities to foreign trade in lat Qing dyansty China.
The lotus is an emblem with strong Buddhist links. As the plant grows in mud and muck and yet produces a pure white flower it is considered a metaphor for favorable transformation.
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