xià summer

Made up of [ from; self; oneself radical 132, zhǐ walk slowly radical 34]
Number of strokes: 10

Related characters


Also uses component: shǒu (head)
Also uses zhǐ component: chù (place) gè (each) jiù (fault) líng (mound) tiáo (strip)

Sounds same

xià (down)

Different tone

xiā (shrimp)

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Pronunciation

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

Provinces

宁夏 Ningxia

Proverbs

夏虫疑冰 xià chóng yí bīng An ignorant person doesn't understand the wider truth
Lucky Bats

Lucky Bats

Culture

Bats are commonly used in handicrafts, paintings and artwork to give a wish for good luck. This is because 'bat' and 'good luck' sound the same in Chinese.
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