xìng surname; family

Made up of [ female; woman radical 38, shēng produce; bear ]

Note

Combining 'female' and 'produce' gives the idea of family.
Number of strokes 8

Related characters


Using : hǎo (good) ān (peace) nǚ (woman) tā (she) jiě (elder sister) fù (woman) mèi (younger sister) rú (as) shǐ (to begin) mā (mother) nǎi (milk) ǎi (low) yào (want) gū (paternal aunt) lóu (multi-story building)

Sounds same

xìng (fortunate)

Different tone

xīng (star) xīng (prosper) xíng (permitted)

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Pronunciation

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People

国姓爷 Guoxingye

The illustrious Ming

It was during the Ming dynasty that China achieved many accomplishments: a vast fleet sailed the seas and made many dicoveries.; an encylopedia of the accumulated knowledge was distilled into 11,000 chapers; trade with America brought in new vegetables and cotton that were widely grown.
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Chinese proverb

Proverb

Zuǒ yòu wéi nán [zuo you wei nan]
left right pride difficult
Both alternatives are difficult
In a dilemma
Be in a pickle
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