qíng clear sky; sunny

Made up of [ sun; day radical 72, qīng green; blue radical 174]
Similar looking characters : qǐng (please)

Note

The sun radical suggests it is to do with the sky, the qing -green component as well as giving the phonetic also suggests the color as qing originally described both blue and green
Number of strokes: 12

Related characters


Also uses component: bái (bright) céng (once) chāng (prosperous) chūn (spring) dàn (dawn) hūn (to marry) jiàn (gap) jiān (between) jǐng (bright) jiù (old) míng (bright) mò (do not) pǔ (general) shì (is) shí (time) shǔ (heat) wǎn (evening) xiāng (fragrant) xīng (star) yáng (yang) yì (easy) yīn (sound) yǐng (picture) zǎo (early) zhào (according to) zhě (in process of) zhuō (table) zuì (most) zuó (previous)
Also uses qīng component: jīng (eye) jīng (refined) qǐng (please) qíng (affection) qīng (clear)

Sounds same

qíng (affection)

Different tone

qīng (green) qīng (clear) qǐng (please) qìng (celebrate)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

雨过天晴 yǔ guò tiān qíng Things are improving. Hope for the future

Firecrackers

The loud bangs from strings of firecrackers are often heard when the Chinese have something to celebrate. Traditionally gunpowder was packed into the hollow stem of bamboo, but now paper and plastic are used for the casing. Liuyang in Hunan is a key center in the manufacture of firecrackers.
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