mǐn dish; vessel; shallow container

Note

Picture of a bowl
Number of strokes 5

Radical

Index 108 used in: pén (basin)

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Different tone

mín (people)

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stroke order for 皿
Stroke order for character 皿, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

ài love

Made up of [ zhuǎ claw radical 87, mì cover; crown radical 14, yǒu friend]

Origin

Originally comprised 'breath' and 'heart' combined with gracious movement. The simplified form replaces 'heart' with two 'hand's so suggests close friendship rather than love
Full information for
Jade - China's precious gemstone

Jade - China's precious gemstone

Culture

Jade is highly valued in China, and much of Asia, above gold and diamonds. The gemstone that is harder than steel can be carved into exquisite shapes.
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