mèi younger sister

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


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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