闰 rùn leap
Made up of [门 mén
radical 169, 王 yù
Alternative traditional form
of character: 閏
NoteOriginally represented an extra gate into the city with modern 'precious' association with jade, gives the meaning 'surplus' and in particular the extra leap month inserted in the traditional calendar
Using 门 mén
: 们 mén (s) 问 wèn (ask) 闻 wén (to hear) 闲 xián (to stay idle) 间 jiàn (gap)
Using 王 yù
: 全 quán (all) 主 zhǔ (owner) 住 zhù (to live) 玩 wán (toy) 理 lǐ (texture) 现 xiàn (to appear)
The Chinese approach to pride and self-worth is tied up with the concept of 'face
'. To admit making a mistake is to 'lose face' and this is particularly hard to accept in public. Sorting out difficulties is best done in private or through a third party. Read More
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