闲 xián to stay idle; to be unoccupied; not busy
Made up of [
Note Can be thought of as a tree blocking an entrance with meaning of leisure as will not be disturbed
Number of strokes
Using 门 mén
们 mén (s) 问 wèn (ask) 闰 rùn (leap) 闻 wén (to hear)
间 jiàn (gap) Using 木 mù
茶 chá (tea) 来 lái (arrive) 棋 qí (board game) 本 běn (root) 彩 cǎi (color) 树 shù (tree) 未 wèi (not yet) 相 xiāng (each other) 宋 song (Song) 桌 zhuō (table) 椅 yǐ (chair) 杆 gān (pole) 桔 jú (tangerine) 亲 qīn (parent) 李 lǐ (plum) 枝 zhī (branch) 植 zhí (to plant) 板 bǎn (board) 楼 lóu (multi-story building) 校 xiào (school) 机 jī (machine) Sounds same 咸
鲜 xiān (fresh)
先 xiān (first)
险 xiǎn (danger)
现 xiàn (to appear) Pronunciation Your browser does not support this audio element.
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The Chinese dragon is no fire-breathing monster, in China they are regarded as powerful but benevolent. As dragons are masters of rain, water and sea they need to be brought on your side if you want a good harvest, and so they need suitable offerings. The
Dragon boat festival
held near midsummer is when everyone used to seek to placate the dragon kings.
sit well watch sky
To sit at the bottom of a well and view the sky
A blinkered or limited view of the world
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