mì cover; crown


Number of strokes 2

Radical

Index 14 used in: xiě (write) ; láo (to toil) ; ài (love) ; miǎn (to escape)

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Different tone

mí (to bewilder) mí (riddle) mǐ (rice)

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stroke order for 冖
Stroke order for character 冖, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license
Chinese proverb

Proverb

脸,
Rén yaò liǎn, shù yaò pí [ren yao lian, shu yao pi]
person must have face, tree must have skin
Keeping a good reputation is as essential as bark is to a tree
Reputation ('face') must be maintained at all costs
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