sè colour



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Pronunciation

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

Proverbs

和颜悦色 hé yán yuè sè Amiable appearance
秀色可餐 xiù sè kě cān A beautiful woman

Phrases

颜色 yán sè color

Also

sè color
I Ching (Yi Jing) ancient Chinese fortune telling

I Ching (Yi Jing) ancient Chinese fortune telling

Culture

In ancient China the Emperor would do very little without consulting the Yi Jing (I Ching). The Imperial court had experts to interpret the answers given by this method of Divination. Because it produces a set for 'now' and also a 'change' it is called the Book of Changes and contains explanations of the transformation.
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