奶 nǎi milk
Made up of [女 nǚ
radical 38, 乃 nǎi
to be; thus; so
NoteA picture combining woman and swollen breasts and abdomen (also phonetic) to give idea of mother's breast milk
Using 女 nǚ
: 好 hǎo (good) 安 ān (peace) 女 nǚ (woman) 她 tā (she) 姐 jiě (elder sister) 妇 fù (woman) 妹 mèi (younger sister) 如 rú (as) 始 shǐ (to begin) 妈 mā (mother) 矮 ǎi (low) 要 yào (want) 姑 gū (paternal aunt) 姓 xìng (surname) 楼 lóu (multi-story building)
Sounds same乃 nǎi (to be)
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维 wéi to preserve; to maintain; to hold together
Made up of [纟
sī silk radical 120, 隹
zhuī short-tailed bird; dove radical 172]
OriginComposed of 'silk' and 'bird' suggesting a silken thread tied to a bird's leg to 'preserve' or 'maintain' it securelyFull information for 维
stupid bird first fly early enter forest
A clumsy bird that flies first will get to the forest earlier
It is important to be early to achieve success
The tortoise beats the hare. The early bird catches the worm
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