bīng ice


Number of strokes 2

Radical

Index 15 used in: xí (to practice)

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Sounds same

bīng (ice)

Different tone

bǐng (third in order) bǐng (both)
Full character form of this simplified radical: bīng

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

Proverb

计,
Sān shí liù jì, zǒu wéi shàng [san shi liu ji, zou wei shang ce]
thirty six sums walk pride up urge
Of the thirty-six stratagems, running away is the best. 'The Thirty-Six Stratagems' were written by the great military thinker Sun Zi
Sometimes it is best to avoid conflict altogether. Flight can be the best option
Devil take the hindmost
Kites

Kites

Culture

Along with many other things the Chinese lay claim to the invention of the kite. Kite flying remains very popular in China and many can be seen flying in public parks. In the past they have been used for military purposes but fishing is probably the most ancient use.
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