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

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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)
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山雨欲来风满楼 shān yǚ yù lái fēng mǎn lóu A premonition of something significant about to happen

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