mèi younger sister

Made up of [ female; woman radical 38, wèi not yet; did not; have not ]

Note

Combines the female radical with a component meaning 'not yet' and so still a girl or younger sister - also serves as rough phonetic
Number of strokes: 8

Related characters


Also uses component: ǎi (low) ān (peace) fù (woman) gū (paternal aunt) hǎo (good) hūn (to marry) jiě (elder sister) lóu (multi-story building) mā (mother) nǎi (milk) rú (as) shǐ (to begin) tā (she) xìng (surname) yào (want)

Different tone

méi (have not) měi (beautiful)

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double happiness

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