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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Japan and China

Japan and China

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History of the often difficult relations between China and Japan. With the Japanese occupation of China 1937-45 and continued U.S. support for Japan has led to continuing frictions between governments and peoples.
Mon 4th Sep

'Twenty Two' film proves popular

The shadow of the Second World War still looms in China. A new generation are discovering the danger and hardship of many under the Japanese Occupation (1937-45). A new low budget film ‘Twenty two’ has proved a box office hit. It documents the lives of the 22 remaining victims of the ‘comfort women’ used by the Japanese. Japan remains in denial about the execution/torture/rape that was inflicted on many Chinese people. Around 400,000 were used as sex slaves and many died as a result.


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