hé why; how; when

Made up of [ yuē to speak; to say radical 73, bāo wrap radical 20, hidden; concealed; small radical 5, rén person radical 9]
Used as component in :
Number of strokes: 9

Related characters


Also uses yuē component: gèng (more)
Also uses bāo component: bāo (to cover) gǒu (dog) jù (sentence) pú (grape) sháo (spoon) táo (grapes) wù (do not)
Also uses component: chī (to eat) jiǔ (nine) kǒng (great) lǐ (ceremony) lìng (to order) mài (sell) mǎi (buy) xí (to practice) yě (also) yì (to recollect) yì (skill) 亿 yì (100,000,000) yǐ (to use)
Also uses rén component: chá (tea) cóng (from) huì (can) jīn (modern) jiǔ (long time) lìng (to order) shè (residence) shí (eat) yǐ (to use) zhòng (many) zuò (sit) zuò (seat)

Sounds same

hé (river) hé (together) hé (grain) hé (what) hé (to close)

Different tone

hē (drink)

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Chinese proverb

Proverb

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lóng shēng jiǔ zhǒng, zhǒng zhǒng bù tóng [yi long sheng jiu zhong, zhong zhong bu tong]
one dragon produce nine sons, grow not same
The dragon has nine sons, each different from the others
Brothers and sisters may not resemble each other

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