yī clothes

Note

Picture of a gown, now simplified. As a radical usually suggests clothing
Number of strokes 5

Radical

Index 145 used in: fú (blessing) ; chū (at first) ; ǎo (jacket)

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Sounds same

yī (one) yī (doctor) yī (clothes)

Different tone

yí (proper) yǐ (hidden) yǐ (to use) yǐ (chair) yǐ (already) yì (easy) 亿 yì (100,000,000) yì (justice) yì (also) yì (city) yì (catch) yì (skill) yì (to recollect) yì (idea) yì (different)
Full character form of this simplified radical:

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fèn portion; share; measure word for gifts, newspapers, magazines

Made up of [ rén Person (radical) radical 9, fēn divide; part]

Origin

The combinaton of person radical and 'divide' gives idea of portion as well as phonetic
Full information for
Power and Prosperity during the Tang dynasty

Power and Prosperity during the Tang dynasty

History

When the dynasties of China are brought to mind, the Han, Tang and Ming are generally considered the greatest. During the Tang China was undoubtedly the only world super-power with huge cities and great achievements. Tang poetry is considered the finest. Influence of China spread far to the west reaching the Aral Sea and Pakistan.
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