mí to bewilder; crazy about; fan

Made up of [ chuò walking radical 162, rice radical 119]


Walking radical suggests getting lost, 'mi' (rice) gives sound
Number of strokes 9

Related characters

Using chuò : yuǎn (far) jìn (to advance) yùn (to move) mí (riddle) zhè (this) dào (road) hái (still)
Using : jīng (refined) mí (riddle) zhān (to glue) táng (sugar) lóu (multi-story building)

Sounds same

mí (riddle)

Different tone

mǐ (rice) mì (cover)

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