suí Sui; Sui dynasty

Made up of [ 'left ear'; 'right of mound' radical 170, zuǒ left , yuè moon; month radical 74]

Note

A family name and famous ruling dynasty, the character has its origin in cutting meat

Related characters


Using : jì (border) líng (mound) xiǎn (danger) yuàn (courtyard) á (what?) zǔ (to hinder) fáng (to protect)
Using yuè : míng (bright) yǒu (have) néng (to be able to) qián (front) gān (liver) qīng (green) péng (friend) péng (friend) jiāo (to glue) dǎn (the gall)

Sounds same

suí

Different tone

suī (although) suī (rap) suì (year)

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