qīng green; blue

Made up of [ yuè moon; month radical 74]
Number of strokes: 8

Radical

Index 174 used in: used in: jīng (eye) ; jīng (refined) ; qǐng (please) ; qíng (clear sky) ; qíng (affection) ; qīng (clear)

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Related characters


Also uses yuè component: dǎn (the gall) gān (liver) hú (lake) jiāo (to glue) míng (bright) néng (to be able to) péng (friend) péng (friend) qī (phase) qián (front) suí (Sui) yīn (yin) yǒu (have) zhāo (dynasty)

Sounds same

qīng (clear)

Different tone

qíng (affection) qíng (clear sky) qǐng (please) qìng (celebrate)

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 青
Stroke order for character 青, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Provinces

青海 Qinghai

Cities

青岛 Qingdao, Shandong

Proverbs

留得青山在,不怕没柴烧 liú dé qīng shān zài, bù pà méi chái shāo Do not despair, there is plenty of time and opportunity
青出于蓝而胜于蓝 qīng chū yú lán ér shèng yú lán Wise schooling has produced excellence beyond the teacher. The follower has surpassed the master.

Phrases

qīng cài Green vegetables
青岛 qīng dǎo Qingdao
The governance of modern China

The governance of modern China

Modern History

Governing 1,400 million people is no mean feat. China's structure of government is a power pyramid with the President at its head. In theory the people elect representatives who decide policy, in practise the ruling elite are rarely challenged by the democratic process. However the strong military involvement in government has been on the wane for over 25 years.
Good fortune

Good fortune

Language

You will often see the character for good fortune on decorations and gifts. 'Fu' is also associated with bats and oranges and this needs a little explanation...
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