pá to crawl; to climb; to get up or sit up

Made up of [ zhuǎ claw , to long for; to wish; to cling to ]

Note

The 'claw' radical gives idea of slowly creeping and 'ba' the rough phonetic
Number of strokes 8

Related characters


Using : bā (supposition or suggestion) bǎ (to hold) bà (father)

Different tone

pà (to be afraid)

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Pronunciation

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