shū spear; club

Note

An ancient picture of a right hand holding a club
Number of strokes 4

Radical

Index 79 used in: méi (have not)

< Previous radical 78 dāi Next radical 82 máo >

Sounds same

shū (book)

Different tone

shǔ (heat) shǔ (office) shù (tree)

< Previous shū Next shǔ >

stroke order for 殳
Stroke order for character 殳, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license
Tue 3rd Jan

Firecracker ban

When Mr. Li set off 20,000 firecrackers to celebrate moving into his new, luxury house in Ziazing Zhejiang he was one of the first people to end up with a fine. Firecrackers have for centuries been used to celebrate festivals, birthdays and many other events. Concerns about air pollution and just as important noise pollution have led to some cities imposing bans. It will be interesting to see whether fines will be imposed on Chinese New Year which is now less than four weeks away.


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