mào to emit; to give off; brave

Made up of [ eye radical 109]

Note

Originally a picture of an eye under a cover
Number of strokes 9

Related characters


Using : kàn (look) dé (virtue) xiāng (each other) pàn (to hope for) jīng (eye) dùn (shield) zhí (straight)

Sounds same

mào (hat)

Different tone

māo (cat) máo (hair)

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shēn to extend; to state; to explain

Made up of [ tián field radical 102]

Origin

Originally a picture of a bolt of lightning but became a 'field' with an extended central line - hence concept of 'extend'
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