nǚ woman

Made up of [ female; woman radical 38]

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Using : hǎo (good) ān (peace) tā (she) jiě (elder sister) fù (woman) mèi (younger sister) rú (as) shǐ (to begin) mā (mother) nǎi (milk) ǎi (low) yào (want) gū (paternal aunt) xìng (surname) lóu (multi-story building)

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nǚ (female)

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Pronunciation

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

Proverbs

男女平等 nán nǔ píng děng Treating men and women the same
Wed 15th Feb

Honest students can still be found

All too often the news is full of stories of shady dealing in China, so it was refreshing to learn that honesty can still be found and that it is appreciated. A 17 year old student accidentally scratched the side of a car and damaged a wing mirror. Instead of disappearing at a rate of knots, he chose to write a letter of apology and enclosed all the loose change he had. When the driver returned to discover the damage he called the police. However, after reading the note and seeing the small change he decided that honesty should be rewarded and the driver plans to give the student money towards completing his studies.


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zāi disaster; calamity

Made up of [ huǒ fire, mián roof radical 40]

Origin

What could be more a potent picture of a disaster? Just 'fire' put under a 'roof' and you have the concept of 'calamity'
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