quán spring; wealth

Made up of [ shuǐ water radical 85, bái bright; clear radical 106]

Note

Combination of 'bright' and 'water' clearly suggest 'fresh water' from a spring

Related characters


Using shuǐ : yǒng (perpetual)
Using bái : pà (to be afraid) de (of) bǎi (hundred)

Sounds same

quán (all)

Different tone

quǎn (dog) quǎn (dog)

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Pronunciation

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Cities

泉州 Quanzhou, Fujian
阳泉 Yangquan, Shanxi
酒泉 Jiuquan, Gansu

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