qìng celebrate

Made up of [广 guǎng vast; wide radical 53, big; great; large; very radical 37]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

The original form has been replaced with 'large' under 'roof' suggesting some sort of large event indoors

Related characters


Using 广 guǎng : zuò (seat) diàn (inn) táng (Tang)
Using : tiān (sky) tài (too) fū (husband) tóu (head) mò (do not) shí (real) shī (to lose) měi (beautiful) qí (strange) yāng (center)

Different tone

qīng (green) qīng (clear) qíng (affection) qíng (clear sky) qǐng (please)

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Provinces

重庆 Chongqing

Cities

安庆 Anqing, Anhui
肇庆 Zhaoqing, Guangdong
大庆 Daqing, Heilongjiang
重庆 Chongqing City, Chongqing
Chinese Chess

Chinese Chess

Culture

Like most other things the Chinese invented their own version of the chess board game. There are strong reasons to suppose that the Chinese game Xiangqi or 'elephant game' is closer to the original form. The absence of a 'queen' piece and the strange rules for 'cannons' make this just as challenging a game as the version played in the West.
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