shèng holy; sacred; saint

Made up of [ earth; soil radical 32, yòu also; in addition; and radical 29]

Note

Represented by 'hand' over 'earth', suggesting divine intervention and hence 'holy'

Related characters


Using : zuò (seat) qù (go) lǐ (inside) zuò (sit) chéng (city walls) dì (earth) zhì (to arrive) hēi (black) kuài (piece) zài (exist) guī (jade tablet) guī (jade tablet)
Using yòu : duì (right) fā (to send out) fà (hair) fǎn (contrary) jí (and) jī (fowl) nán (difficult) qǔ (to take) shù (tree) bào (to announce) huān (merry) yǒu (friend) zhī (to support) shòu (to receive) jiān (difficult)

Different tone

shēng (produce) shēng

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