xìng surname; family

Made up of [ female; woman radical 38, shēng produce; bear radical 100]

Note

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

Related characters


Also uses component: ǎi (low) ān (peace) fù (woman) gū (paternal aunt) hǎo (good) hūn (to marry) jiě (elder sister) lóu (multi-story building) mā (mother) mèi (younger sister) nǎi (milk) rú (as) shǐ (to begin) tā (she) yào (want)
Also uses shēng component: xīng (star)

Sounds same

xìng (fortunate)

Different tone

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

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Pronunciation

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