suàn calculate

Made up of [ zhú bamboo radical 118]

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Using zhú : bǐ (pen) xiào (smile) jiàn (arrow) dì (ordinal (1st,2nd))

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The art of calligraphy is still widely appreciated in China. Fine historic pieces by the great masters continue to achieve high prices at auction. To appreciate Chinese writing it is important to know how the characters are made with the brush. Our page on brush strokes lets you learn how to write in Chinese calligraphy.
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hé what; how; why

Made up of [ rén Person (radical) radical 9, kě can; may; able to]


The radical gives the idea of person, 'ke' supplies a rough phonetic
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