jú tangerine; orange

Made up of [ wood; wooden radical 75, lucky; propitious ]

Note

Alternative shortened form for tangerine, wood radical with 'ji' as rough phonetic
Number of strokes 10

Related characters


Using : chá (tea) lái (arrive) qí (board game) běn (root) cǎi (color) shù (tree) wèi (not yet) xiāng (each other) song (Song) zhuō (table) yǐ (chair) gān (pole) xián (to stay idle) qīn (parent) lǐ (plum) zhī (branch) zhí (to plant) bǎn (board) lóu (multi-story building) xiào (school) jī (machine)
Using : xǐ (to be fond of) jié (knot)

Different tone

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Good fortune

Good fortune

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You will often see the character for good fortune on decorations and gifts. 'Fu' is also associated with bats and oranges and this needs a little explanation...

Lantern Festival

The traditional Lantern festival in China is held at the end of the Chinese New Year celebrations. It is held on the first full moon after the New Year and so is two weeks later. This is rather similar to the old tradition of Twelfth Night which is a party that marks the end of the Christmas Holiday. As well as lighting many lanterns, traditional lion dances are held.
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