kuài chopsticks

Made up of [ zhú bamboo radical 118, kuài rapid; quick; speed ]


Because kuai for chopsticks sounds the same as 'rapid' a gift of chopsticks symbolize a wish for rapid arrival of children or wealth
Number of strokes: 13

Related characters

Also uses zhú component: bǐ (pen) dì (ordinal (1st,2nd)) jiàn (arrow) suàn (calculate) xiào (smile)

Sounds same

kuài (piece) kuài (rapid)

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kuài zǐ Chopsticks

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