lóu multi-story building; storied building; floor

Made up of [ wood; wooden radical 75, rice radical 119, female; woman radical 38]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

Originally refered to part of palace where women lived now simplified to 'rice' suggesting woman in a kitchen with a house made of wood
Number of strokes 13

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) lǐ (plum) zhī (branch) zhí (to plant) bǎn (board) xiào (school) jī (machine)
Using : jīng (refined) mí (to bewilder) mí (riddle) zhān (to glue) táng (sugar)
Using : hǎo (good) ān (peace) nǚ (woman) tā (she) jiě (elder sister) fù (woman) mèi (younger sister) rú (as) shǐ (to begin) mā (mother) nǎi (milk) ǎi (low) yào (want) gū (paternal aunt) xìng (surname)

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面楚
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four side Chu song
In the battle of Gaixia troops surrounding the enemy sang songs of home, breaking their spirit.
Ambushed from all sides. Under sustained attack
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