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'

Related characters


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

Sounds same

lǐ (inside) lǐ (texture) lǐ (plum)

Different tone

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

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