hěn very

Made up of [ chì step radical 60, gèn stubborn radical 138]

Note

Includes 'step' and a phonetic that means 'stubborn' on in its own and so suggests 'extreme' step needed to overcome stubbornness
Number of strokes: 9

Related characters


Also uses chì component: dé (virtue) dé (get) huī (emblem) wǎng (towards) xíng (permitted) zhēng (journey)
Also uses gèn component: gēn (heel) jiān (difficult) liáng (good) yín (silver)

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Pronunciation

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Phrases

lái zhōng guó wǒ hěn gāo xīng I am delighted to be in China

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