qíng clear sky

Made up of [ sun; day radical 72, qīng green; blue radical 174]


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

Using : míng (bright) shì (is) xiāng (fragrant) chūn (spring) chāng (prosperous) mò (do not) shǔ (heat) zhě (in process of) zhuō (table) jiàn (gap) bái (bright) jǐng (bright) céng (once) yīn (sound) jiù (old) zuì (most) yì (easy) zuó (previous) dàn (dawn) zǎo (early) wǎn (evening) shí (time)
Using qīng : qíng (affection) jīng (refined) qǐng (please) qīng (clear) jīng (eye)

Sounds same

qíng (affection)

Different tone

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

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

Chinese Language

Such an ancient language as Chinese has inevitably gathered very many characters and words that have histories going back hundred of years - far longer than any other currently spoken language. However the structure of Chinese language is quite easy to pick up and continues to be a source of fascination.
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Chinese proverb


Jiàn yì yǒng wéi [jian yi yong wei]
see justice brave act
See the just cause and act on it
To see what is right and act with courage
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