lǐ plum

Made up of [ wood; wooden radical 75, child; sage; seed radical 39]

Note

Can be thought of as plum as the 'child/seed' of a tree
Number of strokes 7

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) jú (tangerine) xián (to stay idle) qīn (parent) zhī (branch) zhí (to plant) bǎn (board) lóu (multi-story building) xiào (school) jī (machine)
Using : hǎo (good) xué (study) kǒng (great) hēng (prosperous) jì (season) sūn (grandson) zì (letter) hái (child) xiào (filial piety or obedience)

Sounds same

lǐ (inside) lǐ (ceremony) lǐ (texture)

Different tone

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

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