qún group; crowd; flock, herd, pack etc

Made up of [ yáng sheep; goat radical 123, jūn monarch; lord; gentleman ]

Note

Combination of 'monarch' and 'sheep' so suggests all inclusiveness 'group' or 'crowd'

Related characters


Using yáng : xiān (fresh) měi (beautiful)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

害群之马 hài qún zhī mǎ The bad person of the family
鹤立鸡群 hè lì jī qún Being conspicuously different (often superior)
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Culture

Most people are familiar with the twelve years and their animals. Chinese astrology places emphasis on the year of birth rather than the month of birth and so all people born in a particular year share some characteristics. Even to this day couples have delayed the birth of a child so it would fall in a 'lucky' year.

Dip into history

Our history section has a page for each major dynasty, for the whole period from the time of myths and legends 5,000 years ago all the way through the Han, Tang, Song, Ming dynasties to the last great dynasty the Qing .
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