万 wàn ten thousand; myriad; countless; 10000
NoteA much stylized representation of a scorpion, that is the probable original phonetic association
Different tone碗 wān (bowl)
玩 wán (toy)
晚 wǎn (evening)
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读万卷书不如行万里路 dú wàn juǎn shū bù rú xíng wàn lǐ lù
Learn from practical experience not from books
千山万水 qiān shān wàn shuǐ
A long and arduous journey
情 qíng affection; love; emotion
Made up of [忄
xīn heart radical 61, 青
qīng green; blue radical 174]
OriginCombines 'heart' with the phonetic 'qing' which gives gives concept of green growing plants and so means natural affectionFull information for 情
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