zhēng journey; trip; expedition

Made up of [ chì step radical 60, zhèng correct; straight; upright ]

Note

Combines the radical for 'step' and the phonetic for 'zheng' which includes the radical for 'foot' so also helps to reinforce the meaning as 'journey'

Related characters


Using chì : dé (get) hěn (very) dé (virtue) xíng (permitted)

Different tone

zhèng (correct)

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Pronunciation

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Yangzi River

Yangzi River

China

The mighty Yangzi River is the longest in China and third longest in the world. It has carried huge quantities of people and goods over the centuries. Many great cities lie close to its banks: Chongqing, Wuhan, Nanjing and Shanghai.

yāo youngest; most junior; tiny; coil

Origin

A coil of silk thread

Radical

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