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'
Number of strokes: 5

Related characters


Also uses component: cháng (threshing floor) chéng (city) dì (earth) guī (jade tablet) guī (jade tablet) hēi (black) jiāng (border) kuài (piece) lǐ (inside) líng (mound) qù (go) sàng (to lose) sì (Buddhist temple) zài (exist) zhì (to arrive) zhōu (circuit) zǒu (walk) zuò (sit) zuò (seat)
Also uses yòu component: bào (to announce) dù (to pass) duì (right) fà (to send out) fǎn (contrary) fú (clothes) hàn (chinese) huān (merry) jí (and) jī (fowl) jiān (difficult) nán (difficult) qǔ (to take) shòu (to receive) shù (tree) shuāng (pair) yǒu (friend) zé (pool) zhī (to support)

Sounds same

shèng (victory)

Different tone

shēng (produce) shēng shēng (sound)

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