tóng same

Made up of [ jiōng covering box radical 13, kǒu mouth radical 30]
Number of strokes: 6

Related characters


Also uses jiōng component: gāng (ridge) jiàn (see) lì (beautiful) liǎng (pair) nán (south) nèi (inner) shàng (still) shāng (commerce) wǎng (net) yǔ (rain) zài (again) zhōu (surname Zhou)
Also uses kǒu component: bā (supposition or suggestion) chàng (to sing) chāo (to exceed) chī (to eat) chuán (boat) fēi (coffee) fù (rich) fú (good fortune) gào (to tell) gè (each) gōng (palace) gǒu (dog) gǔ (ancient) hāi (sound of sighing) hào (name) hé (to close) hé (together) hē (drink) hēng (prosperous) hòu (behind) huí (to circle) huò (maybe) jí (lucky) jiào (called) jīng (capital) jiù (fault) jù (sentence) jú (office) jūn (monarch) kā (coffee) kě (can) lìng (other) mǎ (?) mìng (life) míng (name) ne (and you?) pí (hops) pǐn (article) rú (as) shàng (still) shì (matter) shǐ (history) suī (although) tái (typhoon) táng (Tang) tīng (to listen) wèn (ask) xǐ (to be fond of) xiōng (elder brother) yǎo (to bite) yòu (right) yǔ (language) yuán (person) yuē (to speak) zhān (to observe) zhī (to know) zhī (one) zhōu (surname Zhou) zú (foot)

Sounds same

tóng (boy servant)

Different tone

tōng (open)

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 同
Stroke order for character 同, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Cities

大同 Datong, Shanxi

Proverbs

风雨同舟 fēng yǔ tóng zhōu Facing troubles together
同病相怜 tóng bìng xiāng lián People suffering the same misfortune sympathize with each other
同床异梦 tóng chuáng yì mèng Not everyone thinks the same
一龙生九种,种种不同 yī lóng shēng jiǔ zhǒng, zhǒng zhǒng bù tóng Brothers and sisters may not resemble each other
一视同仁 yī shì tóng rén Treat all people the same

Phrases

tóng zhì Comrade
The building of China's railways

The building of China's railways

History

The building of railways became a competitive scramble between foreign powers in the late 19th and early 20th century. Railways were seen as the key first step in opening up inland China for trade. Britain, France, Germany, Japan and America all invested in the building of them only for the investment to be lost in the following years of turmoil.
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