huà to make into; to change into; to transform

Made up of [ spoon; ladle radical 21, rén Person (radical) radical 9]

Note

A person tumbling over suggesting change and transformation

Related characters


Using : tā (it) huā (flower) néng (to be able to) sǐ (die) lǎo (venerable) cǐ (this) ne (and you?)
Using rén : tā (he) huā (flower) mén (s) hé (what) wèi (position) yè (night) zhuàn (biography) zuò (to do) dài (replace) 亿 yì (100,000,000) nǐ (you) zhù (to live) fèn (portion) shén (what) gū (estimate) gōng (to provide) zhí (value) bǐng (both) rén (humane) chàng (to initiate) 仿 fǎng (to imitate) dǎo (fall) dàn (but) hòu (wait)

Sounds same

huà (speech) huà (to draw)

Different tone

huā (flower) huá (splendid)

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Pronunciation

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Cities

通化 Tonghua, Jilin

zhǔ owner; master; host

Made up of [ zhǔ dot radical 3, yù jade radical 96]

Origin

Ancient picture was of a lighted torch this has now changed to be associated with 'jade' as this is a prized treasure it implies ownership and mastery. Or it might be that Zhu (monarch) gives the phonetic.
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Changes and transformations

The very ancient Yi Jing (I Ching) is one the great classics of Chinese literature. Its meaning has pondered upon for thousands of years, For much of China's dynastic history it was all pervasive, deciding when and who did things. In the full version the method produces two outcomes the 'current' and the 'future' and hence the name 'Book of Changes' as one transforms to the other. There are 64 possible outcomes arranged as six yin or yang lines. The laborious but satisfying traditional method uses fifty yarrow sticks, but for a thousand years three coins can also be used to give a more speedy answer.
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