mǐn dish; vessel; shallow container

Note

Picture of a bowl
Number of strokes 5

Radical

Index 108 used in: pén (basin)

< Previous radical 106 bái Next radical 109 >

Different tone

mín (people)

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

Chinese Silk

Culture

Along with porcelain and tea, silk is one of China's important innovations. Just like other great inventions the secret was closely guarded for centuries. Fabulous fine cloth was an important export as far back as the early Roman Empire.
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