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


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

Different tone

méi (have not) měi (beautiful)

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zhǎo to try to find; to look for; to call on somebody

Made up of [ gē spear radical 62, shǒu hand radical 64]
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