xiān fresh

Made up of [ fish radical 195, yáng sheep; goat radical 123]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

Combines two types of food that need to be eaten fresh: 'fish' and 'meat' so reinforces the concept of freshness

Related characters


Using yáng : qún (group) měi (beautiful)

Sounds same

xiān (first)

Different tone

xián xián (to stay idle) xiǎn (danger) xiàn (to appear)

< Previous xià Next xiān >

Pronunciation

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Chinese proverb

Proverb

负荆
Fù jīng qǐng zuì [fu jing qing zui]
carry thorns ask pain
To carry a cane and ask to be punished
Admit a fault and offer an apology
double happiness

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