shēng produce; bear

Made up of [丿 piě 'slash' radical 4]

Note

A simplified picture of a plant growing out of the ground
Number of strokes: 5

Radical

Index 100 used in: shèng (victory) ; xìng (surname) ; xīng (star)

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Related characters


Also uses 丿 piě component: bì (certainly) dì (younger brother) hū (at) jiǔ (nine) jiǔ (long time) lè (music) me (what) nǎi (to be) nián (year) shǎo (less) shī (to lose) wù (fifth (ordinal)) wù (do not) wǔ (noon) yì (justice) zhī (him) zú (clan)

Sounds same

shēng shēng (sound)

Different tone

shèng (holy) shèng (victory)

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Pronunciation

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

Proverbs

出生入死 chū shēng rù sǐ Offer unquestioning support
初生之犊不怕虎 chū shēng zhī dú bù pà hǔ Innocence about the dangers involved
节外生枝 jié wài shēng zhī New problems pop up unexpectedly
乐极生悲 lè jí shēng bēi All good things must come to an end
生活有爱幸福,为爱生活愚蠢 shēng huó yǒu ài xìngfú, wèi ài shēng huó yú chǔn Love is not the most important thing
生米煮成熟饭 shēng mǐ zhǔ chéng shú fàn What has been done can not be undone

Phrases

xiān shēng Mr.

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