tián field

Note

Picture of a divided and plowed field
Number of strokes 5

Radical

Index 102 used in: nán (male) ; léi (thunder) ; māo (cat) ; lǐ (inside) ; mǔ (area) ; fú (good fortune) ; fù (rich) ; jiǎ (first in list) ; shēn (to extend) ; lèi (tired) ; huà (to draw) ; sī (to think) ; dài (to respect)

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Different tone

tiān (sky)

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 田
Stroke order for character 田, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license
Wed 15th Feb

Honest students can still be found

All too often the news is full of stories of shady dealing in China, so it was refreshing to learn that honesty can still be found and that it is appreciated. A 17 year old student accidentally scratched the side of a car and damaged a wing mirror. Instead of disappearing at a rate of knots, he chose to write a letter of apology and enclosed all the loose change he had. When the driver returned to discover the damage he called the police. However, after reading the note and seeing the small change he decided that honesty should be rewarded and the driver plans to give the student money towards completing his studies.


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Chinese proverb

Proverb

Mǎ daò chéng gōng [ma dao cheng gong]
horse arrive accomplish merit
Horse win easy victory
Gain immediate victory
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