sháo spoon; ladle

Made up of [ bāo wrap radical 20, zhǔ dot radical 3]

Note

Maybe can be thought of as turning something over 'bao' in a frying pan
Number of strokes 3

Related characters


Using bāo : bāo (to cover) wù (do not) jù (sentence) gǒu (dog) hé (why)
Using zhǔ : tài (too) yù (jade) lì (beautiful) wū (crow) yì (justice) zhōu (prefecture) zhǔ (owner) zhù (to live) dì (younger brother) bái (bright) duì (to cash) lìng (to order) yóu (outstanding) liáng (good) pù (store) wèi (do)

Different tone

shǎo (less)

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Song dynasty

Song dynasty

History

The Song dynasty is a period of Chinese refinement and peace rather than military prowess. Great strides were taken in the creative arts and literature. Prosperity from the growing trade by sea rather than overland fueled the building of huge cities. The eventual conquest by the Mongol hordes brought the dynasty to a tragic close.

Hat color war

The governing Tibetan religious group the Yellow Hat sect beat the Red Hat sect in 1641 and installed the first Dalai Lama at Lhasa.
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