xīng prosper; prevail

Made up of [ eight; 8 radical 12]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

Traditional form shows elements 'to raise' and 'together' giving idea of celebration
Number of strokes 6

Related characters


Using : fēn (divide) gōng (public) qí (his) sì (four) liù (six) gòng (common) xué (cave) dài (to respect)

Sounds same

xīng (star)

Different tone

xíng (permitted) xìng (surname) xìng (fortunate)

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Pronunciation

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Cities

泰兴 Taixing, Jiangsu
绍兴 Shaoxing, Zhejiang

Phrases

高兴 gāo xīng happy
Tue 3rd Jan

Firecracker ban

When Mr. Li set off 20,000 firecrackers to celebrate moving into his new, luxury house in Ziazing Zhejiang he was one of the first people to end up with a fine. Firecrackers have for centuries been used to celebrate festivals, birthdays and many other events. Concerns about air pollution and just as important noise pollution have led to some cities imposing bans. It will be interesting to see whether fines will be imposed on Chinese New Year which is now less than four weeks away.


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Tue 3rd Jan

Firecracker ban

When Mr. Li set off 20,000 firecrackers to celebrate moving into his new, luxury house in Ziazing Zhejiang he was one of the first people to end up with a fine. Firecrackers have for centuries been used to celebrate festivals, birthdays and many other events. Concerns about air pollution and just as important noise pollution have led to some cities imposing bans. It will be interesting to see whether fines will be imposed on Chinese New Year which is now less than four weeks away.


Read full story...
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