jīng Classic; pass through

Made up of [ silk radical 120, gōng work; skill radical 48]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

The old character concerned geomancy, the modern form symbolizes weaving silk at a loom, suggesting hard and meticulous work
Number of strokes 8

Related characters


Using : hóng (red) gěi (give) zhǐ (paper) wéi (to preserve) lèi (tired) gāng (guiding principle) fēn (numerous) zǔ (to form) xù (beginnings) jié (knot) jì (order) fǎng (fine woven silk fabric)
Using gōng : zuǒ (left) hóng (red) gōng (accomplishment)

Sounds same

jīng (capital) jīng (refined) jīng (to start) jīng (eye)

Different tone

jǐng jǐng (well) jǐng (bright)

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 经
Stroke order for character 经, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license
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