wǔ martial; military

Made up of [ zhǐ to stop; to prohibit; until; footprint radical 77, spear radical 62]

Note

Contains 'spear' and 'foot' suggesting a soldier and hence somthing military. 'Foot' may however be read as 'stop' with the concept of military interceding to 'stop' violence

Related characters


Using zhǐ : bù (a step) zhèng (correct) zú (foot) cǐ (this) 齿 chǐ (tooth) dìng (to set)
Using : wǒ (I (me)) chéng (to succeed) huò (maybe) zài (to carry) zhǎo (to try to find) jiān (narrow) zhàn (to fight) dài (to respect) wù (fifth (ordinal))

Sounds same

wǔ (five) wǔ (noon)

Different tone

wū (crow) wū (house) wú (not to have) wù (do not) wù (fifth (ordinal))

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Cities

武汉 Wuhan, Hubei
武夷山 Wuyishan, Fujian

People

洪武帝 Emperor Hongwu
孙武 Sun Wu

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Fri 2nd Dec 2016

Titanic recreation

The foundations of a new major tourist attraction have been laid of an ambitious $1 billion project. The new Titanic is located far inland - on the Qijiang River, Sichuan. The builders are planning to honor the blockbuster film 'Titanic' rather than the original doomed maiden voyage of 1912. Some of the key rooms and cabins will be faithfully recreated but not all of them. It is due to be open for visitors by the end of 2017.

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