tiē to stick; to paste; to keep close to

Made up of [ bèi shell; precious; cowrie shell radical 154, zhān to observe; to divine ]
Alternative traditional form of character:
Number of strokes 9

Related characters


Using bèi : guì (precious) zhēn (chaste) pín (poor) shǎng (to hand down)
Using zhān : zhàn (station) zhān (to glue) zhàn (to fight) diàn (inn) zuān (to drill) diǎn (spot)

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Pronunciation

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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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léi thunder

Made up of [ yǔ rain radical 173, tián field radical 102]

Origin

Combines representation of rain and a field
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