原 yuán former; original; level; meadow; primary
Made up of [厂 chǎng
cliff; factory; depot
radical 27, 泉 quán
NotePicture of a spring under a cliff suggesting an 'origin' and also meaning as a 'meadow'
Number of strokes 10
Using 厂 chǎng
: 反 fǎn (contrary) 厉 lì (strict) 岸 àn (bank) 历 lì (to experience) 盾 dùn (shield)
Sounds same元 yuán (primary)
园 yuán (park)
Different tone远 yuǎn (far)
院 yuàn (courtyard)
愿 yuàn (to hope)
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屈原 Qu Yuan
星星之火可以燎原 xīng xīng zhī huǒ kě yǐ liáo yuán
Need for great care and meticulous planning
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