lǐ ceremony

Made up of [ shì spirit; altar radical 113, hidden; concealed; small radical 5]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

Suggests a 'kneeling person' at an 'altar' and hence the meaning 'ceremony'
Number of strokes: 5

Related characters


Also uses shì component: fú (good fortune) shén (god) zǔ (grandfather)
Also uses component: chī (to eat) hé (why) jiǔ (nine) kǒng (great) lìng (to order) mài (sell) mǎi (buy) xí (to practice) yě (also) yì (to recollect) yì (skill) 亿 yì (100,000,000) yǐ (to use)

Sounds same

lǐ (inside) lǐ (texture) lǐ (plum)

Different tone

lí (Fire) lí (pear) lì (strength) lì (stand) lì (sharp) lì (strict) lì (beautiful) lì (to experience)

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