治 zhì to rule; to govern; to manage
Made up of [氵 shuǐ
radical 85, 台 tái
NoteIt is appropriate for 'water' to be included in 'to rule' as water management was one of the earliest system of regulation. The second part provides the phonetic and on its own means 'platform'
Using 氵 shuǐ
: 酒 jiǔ (wine) 海 hǎi (sea) 法 fǎ (law) 满 mǎn (to fill) 泽 zé (pool) 浅 qiǎn (shallow) 汗 hàn (perspiration) 没 méi (have not) 清 qīng (clear) 泡 pào (bubble) 洪 hóng (flood) 港 gǎng (harbor) 汽 qì (steam)
Using 台 tái
: 始 shǐ (to begin)
Sounds same志 zhì (aspiration)
至 zhì (to arrive)
致 zhì (to send)
置 zhì (to install)
Different tone支 zhī (prop up)
只 zhī (one)
之 zhī (him)
知 zhī (to know)
支 zhī (to support)
枝 zhī (branch)
直 zhí (straight)
值 zhí (value)
植 zhí (to plant)
纸 zhǐ (paper)
止 zhǐ (to stop)
夂 zhǐ (walk slowly)
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