shùn to obey; to follow; to arrange

Made up of [ page; leaf radical 181, chuān river radical 47]

Note

Originally river and person with large head suggesting some sort of border dispute and coercion

Related characters


Using : lǐng (neck)
Using chuān : zhōu (prefecture)

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Pronunciation

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Cities

抚顺 Fushun, Liaoning

Proverbs

节哀顺变 jié āi shùn biàn Often said as a token of condolence on a death
逆来顺受 nì lái shùn shòu Deal with things as they happen; do not put them off
心旷神怡,事事顺利 xīn kuàng shén yí, shì shì shùn lì Feeling happy and relaxed
Warring States

Warring States

History

The second part of the Zhou dynasty was known for incessant warfare between kingdoms. It was time of great importance to China as the philosophical traditions were developed that went on to dominate the next two thousand years. The first unification of China as a large nation state then followed.
Understanding the Date and Time in Chinese

Understanding the Date and Time in Chinese

Language

Once you know the numbers 1 to 12 it is easy to understand the date and time in Chinese.
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