mù eye

Note

Representation of an eye on its side
Number of strokes 5

Radical

Index 109 used in: kàn (look) ; dé (virtue) ; xiāng (each other) ; pàn (to hope for) ; jīng (eye) ; dùn (shield) ; zhí (straight) ; mào (to emit)

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Sounds same

mù (wood)

Different tone

mǔ (mother) mǔ (area)

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Pronunciation

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

Proverbs

耳目一新 ěr mù yī xīn A change of place, everything fresh and new
目瞪口呆 mù dèng kǒu dāi Dumb struck
鼠目寸光 shǔ mù cùn guāng Looking ahead for only a short time. Only planning for the immediate future.
有目共睹 yǒu mù gòng dǔ Obvious to everybody

Chinese Cuisine

A fine Chinese meal is a carefully balanced mixtures of flavors, textures, colors and food types. Although Western fast food has made major inroads in the cities there is still a great appreciation as food as one of the finer pleasures in life. Etiquette at formal banquets is important for visitors to understand before visiting China. Each region in China has its own variations with regional specialities, the cuisine in Guangdong is very different from that of Gansu.
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tiē to stick; to paste; to keep close to

Made up of [ bèi shell; precious; cowrie shell radical 154, zhān to observe; to divine]
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