qíng clear sky

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

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


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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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

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

Proverb

Wén fēng sàng dǎn [wen feng sang dan]
hear news lose courage
Panic on hearing news
Panic stricken; terrified by news

qí strange; odd; weird

Made up of [ dà big; great; large; very radical 37, kě can; may; able to]

Origin

The elements making it up suggest 'big' 'ability' which can be thought of as curiosity, eccentricity
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