辛 xīn hard; hot (food); suffering
NoteAncient picture of a chisel used to mark slaves and hence 'hard' and 'suffering'. Looks like a person upside-down
Number of strokes 7
Sounds same新 xīn (new)
心 xīn (heart)
忄 xīn (heart)
Stroke order for character 辛, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license ➚
主 zhǔ owner; master; host
Made up of [丶
zhǔ dot radical 3, 王
yù jade radical 96]
OriginAncient picture was of a lighted torch this has now changed to be associated with 'jade' as this is a prized treasure it implies ownership and mastery. Or it might be that Zhu (monarch) gives the phonetic.Full information for 主
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