zhuǎ claw


Number of strokes 4

Radical

Index 87 used in: ài (love) ; shòu (to receive)

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Sounds same

zhuǎ (claw)
Full character form of this simplified radical: zhuǎ

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stroke order for 爫
Stroke order for character 爫, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Chinese chess

The Chinese game of chess is rather different to the version used in the West. The Chinese version is generally considered older and because of the lack of a 'queen' (a relatively recent addition) and the strange rules for the 'cannon' make it just as challenging a game.
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jiǔ wine; liquor

Made up of [ shuǐ water radical 85, yǒu wine vessel; Tenth earthly branch radical 164]

Origin

Combines the picture of an amphora (storage vessel) with the liquid radical
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