亨 hēng prosperous
Made up of [亠 tóu
radical 8, 口 kǒu
radical 30, 子 zǐ
child; sage; seed
NoteMade up of head, mouth and child suggesting successful nurturing
Using 亠 tóu
: 亩 mǔ (area) 京 jīng (capital) 市 shì (market) 夜 yè (night) 亦 yì (also) 亡 wáng (to die)
Using 口 kǒu
: 右 yòu (right) 和 hé (together) 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) 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)
Using 子 zǐ
: 好 hǎo (good) 学 xué (study) 孔 kǒng (great) 季 jì (season) 孙 sūn (grandson) 字 zì (letter) 李 lǐ (plum) 孩 hái (child) 孝 xiào (filial piety or obedience)
In 1969 the famous sculpture of a flying horse was discovered at Wuwei in Gansu. It is in bronze and about 2,200 years old. The stance gives a clear idea of a galloping horse. It is called 'flying' because the scuptor cleverly used the figure of a swallow as the stablizing base giving the impression it must be travelling through the air. Read More
Once you know the numbers 1 to 12 it is easy to understand the date and time in Chinese.
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