彡 shān bristle; hair
NoteThree hairs that can represent a brush
Number of strokes 3
Index 59 used in: 彩 cǎi (color)
Sounds same山 shān (mountain)
Different tone陕 shǎn (Shanzhou)
Stroke order for character 彡, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license ➚
The emblematic Giant Panda
is restricted to remote mountainous terrain in central Sichuan
provinces. They are thinly spread over large areas and so unlikely to be seen in the wild. They slowly digest through 50 pounds [23 kgs]
each day. China now leases out pandas to foreign zoos for a cool $1 million a year. Read More
Like most other things the Chinese invented their own version of the chess board game. There are strong reasons to suppose that the Chinese game 象棋
Xiangqi or 'elephant game' is closer to the original form. The absence of a 'queen' piece and the strange rules for 'cannons' make this just as challenging a game as the version played in the West.
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