shǎng to hand down

Made up of [ shàng still; yet; to value , bèi shell; precious; cowrie shell radical 154]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

The 'shang' element gives phonetic, 'bei' for valuables gives the menaing
Number of strokes 12

Related characters


Using shàng : tǎng (to recline) tàng (collective for trips) zhǎng (palm of the hand)
Using bèi : guì (precious) zhēn (chaste) pín (poor) tiē (to stick)

Different tone

shàng (up) shàng (still)

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