máng busy; hurriedly; to hurry

Made up of [ xīn heart radical 61, wáng to die; to lose; to flee ]

Note

The right part 'wang' gives the rough phonetic and a hint to meaning 'flee' as an urgent activity
Number of strokes 6

Related characters


Using xīn : qíng (affection) jīng (to start) pà (to be afraid) yì (to recollect) dǒng (to understand) lián (to pity)

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Pronunciation

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Proverb

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Rén wú wán rén, jīn wú zú chì [ren wu wan ren, jin wu zu chi]
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Have to settle for something less than perfection

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