组 zǔ to form; to organize; group
Made up of [
and; moreover; yet
Note The zu 'tablet' gives the phonetic, the silk radical may suggest organize as in gathering threads
Number of strokes
Using 纟 sī
红 hóng (red) 给 gěi (give) 纸 zhǐ (paper) 经 jīng (Classic) 维 wéi (to preserve) 累 lèi (tired) 纲 gāng (guiding principle) 纷 fēn (numerous) 绪 xù (beginnings) 结 jié (knot) 纪 jì (order)
纺 fǎng (fine woven silk fabric) Using 且 qiě
姐 jiě (elder sister) 祖 zǔ (grandfather) 租 zū (to hire) 阻 zǔ (to hinder) 宜 yí (proper) Sounds same
祖 zǔ (grandfather)
阻 zǔ (to hinder) Different tone
租 zū (to hire)
族 zú (clan)
足 zú (foot) Pronunciation Your browser does not support this audio element.
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With the dragon dance and the dragon boat festival the Chinese dragon is still a common sight in China. Considered well-intentioned and not evil the dragons that control the rains have been the most important animal in Chinese symbolism for thousands of years.
catch fish forget trap
After catching a fish forget the trap
Ungrateful behavior, ignoring what made it possible
Don't bite the hand that feeds you
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