乃 nǎi to be; thus; so
Made up of [丿 piě
NoteRepresents a pregnant woman with swollen breasts and abdomen, hence the abstract meaning 'so' to indicate generation of a connected phrase
Using 丿 piě
: 少 shǎo (less) 乎 hū (at) 失 shī (to lose) 勿 wù (do not) 义 yì (justice) 乐 lè (music) 之 zhī (him) 族 zú (clan) 久 jiǔ (long time) 么 me (what) 弟 dì (younger brother) 戊 wù (fifth (ordinal))
Sounds same奶 nǎi (milk)
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