yāng center; end; to beg


Used as component in : yīng Made up of [ big; great; large; very radical 37]
Number of strokes: 5

Related characters


Also uses component: fū (husband) měi (beautiful) mò (do not) qí (strange) qìng (celebrate) shī (to lose) tài (too) tiān (sky) tóu (head)

Different tone

yáng (yang) yáng (sheep)

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During the Taiping Rebellion both sides of the Civil War received support from British civilians. Augustus Lindley helped the Taiping cause and wrote a book of his experiences 'The History of the Ti-ping Revolution'. On the other side General Charles Gordon helped the Qing forces, and he was ultimately successful in beating the Taipings.
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