lù road; journey; route

Made up of [ foot; to be sufficient; ample radical 157]

Note

The foot radical gives clue about walking and the other part is 'every'; 'all' and so it is a 'common footpath' or road

Related characters


Using : gēn (heel) sì (to run)

Sounds same

绿 lù (green)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

不怕路长只怕志短 bú pà lù cháng zhǐ pà zhì duǎn Do not be afraid of a long road to success only be afraid of a shortage of ambition
穿新鞋,走老路 chuān xīn xié, zǒu lǎo lù Stick to the old ways while appearing to follow the latest trends
读万卷书不如行万里路 dú wàn juǎn shū bù rú xíng wàn lǐ lù Learn from practical experience not from books
交个朋友多条路,树个敌人多堵墙 jiāo gè péng you duō tiáo lù, shù gè dí rén duō dǔ qiáng It is better to make friends than enemies
山不转路转 shān bù zhuǎn lù zhuǎn It is not necessary to continue in the same direction, there are other alternatives to avoid an obstacle
Wed 13th Dec 2017

Southern water replenishes Beijing

We included a news item in July about the ambitious water management projects in China. A new article on the Shanghai Daily web site details just how impressive it all is. It is the world's largest water diversion project projected to cost $76 billion dollars. The first phase is complete and generating great benefit to Beijing. About 3 trillion gallons have been rerouted and the water all the way from the Yangzi is now supplying 70% of Beijing's water. All this is great news in the parched north but there are concerns that the diversion may adversely affect the lower Yangzi delta region's delicate ecosystem.


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