xiōng elder brother

Made up of [ kǒu mouth radical 30, ér legs radical 10]

Note

A mouth on legs is one way to remember this character
Number of strokes 5

Related characters


Using kǒu : yòu (right) hé (together) wèn (ask) jiào (called) yǔ (language) shǐ (history) zhī (one) chī (to eat) fú (good fortune) fù (rich) gǔ (ancient) hēng (prosperous) huò (maybe) jiù (fault) jūn (monarch) kě (can) mìng (life) rú (as) shàng (still) shì (matter) suī (although) tái (typhoon) xǐ (to be fond of) zhī (to know) zhōu (surname Zhou) zú (foot) hào (name) gōng (palace) jù (sentence) mǎ (?) yuē (to speak) gǒu (dog) hé (to close) jí (lucky) lìng (other) bā (supposition or suggestion) hāi (sound of sighing) míng (name) gào (to tell) zhān (to observe) hòu (behind) táng (Tang) gè (each) chàng (to sing) tīng (to listen) hē (drink) yǎo (to bite) ne (and you?) chuán (boat) huí (to circle)
Using ér : xiān (first) ér (child) yuán (primary) guāng (light) kè (to be able to) tù (rabbit) jiàn (see) zhēn (really) miǎn (to escape)

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Our Hart

On of the chief obstacles to foreign trade in China in the 19th century had been the corrupt manipulation of tariffs. Traders were subject to huge and random hikes in tariffs (sales taxes) at the whim of corrupt local officials. The solution to the problem was a British man Sir Robert Hart who worked for the Qing government to enforce fair tarrifs. The fair system of taxes he introduced channeled the money to the government and not local officials. In recognition of his fairness and hard work the Chinese called Sir Robert 'Our Hart'.
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zhàn to fight; fight; war

Made up of [ zhān to observe; to divine, gē spear radical 62]

Origin

The phonetic 'zhan' is on the left side for once, 'spear' gives idea of conflict
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