jīng refined; semen

Made up of [ rice radical 119, qīng green; blue radical 174]

Note

Combines 'rice' and phonetic 'qing' with concept that starch from rice resembles semen which is considered the divine essence

Related characters


Using : mí (to bewilder) mí (riddle) zhān (to glue) táng (sugar) lóu (multi-story building)
Using qīng : qíng (affection) qǐng (please) qīng (clear) qíng (clear sky) jīng (eye)

Sounds same

jīng (capital) jīng (Classic) jīng (to start) jīng (eye)

Different tone

jǐng jǐng (well) jǐng (bright)

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Pronunciation

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Hundred Schools

Over 2,000 years ago the conflicting Chinese philosophies were codified and vigorously debated, a few have survived little changed to the present day. This flourishing of philosophy is somewhat similar to the situation in Ancient Greece and occurred about the same time. The Hundred Schools of Thought was the time of Laozi and Kongzi (Confucius).
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yòng to use; to employ; to have to

Origin

An old 'abstract' character of uncertain origin

Radical

Index 101 used in: used in: pù (store)
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