xiān immortal

Made up of [ rén Person (radical) radical 9, shān mountain radical 46]

Note

Daoists sought isolation in mountains to become an immortal/superior person
Number of strokes: 5

Related characters


Also uses rén component: bǐng (both) chàng (to initiate) dài (replace) dàn (but) dǎo (fall) 仿 fǎng (to imitate) fèn (portion) gōng (to provide) gū (estimate) hé (what) hòu (wait) hóu (nobleman) huà (to make into) huá (splendid) huā (flower) jiàn (healthy) liǎng (pair) mén (s) nǐ (you) rén (humane) shén (what) tā (he) wèi (position) xìn (letter) yè (night) 亿 yì (100,000,000) yōu (distant) zhí (value) zhù (to live) zhuàn (biography) zuò (to make) zuò (to do)
Also uses shān component: àn (bank) dǎo (island) huī (emblem) suì (year)

Sounds same

xiān (fresh) xiān (first)

Different tone

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

< Previous xiān Next xián >

Cities

仙桃 Xiantao, Hubei

Proverbs

八仙过海,各显神通 bā xiān guò hǎi, gè xiǎn shén tōng Everyone has their own special skills to contribute

Also

xiān immortals
水仙 shuǐ xiān narcissus

Copyright © Chinasage 2012 to 2018