yù jade

Note

Originally a picture of three jade disks , the full character form uses a dot to distingish it from 'king' (wan ?)
Number of strokes 4

Radical

Index 96 used in: quán (all) ; zhǔ (owner) ; rùn (leap) ; zhù (to live) ; wán (toy) ; lǐ (texture) ; xiàn (to appear)

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Sounds same

yù (jade)

Different tone

yú (fish) yú (fishing) yú (in) yǔ (rain) yǔ (language) yǔ (to give)
Full character form of this simplified radical:

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People

王维 Wang Wei
王莽 Wang Mang
王羲之 Wang Xizhi

shè residence

Made up of [ rén person radical 9, shé tongue radical 135]

Origin

'person' gives the meaning, 'she' (tongue) gives phonetic
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Opium

The import of opium from India had a devastating effect on China. Although opium had been grown and used in China for centuries the import of huge quantities of the British controlled trade into Guangdong proved far more addiciive. It was the government officials who were most affected and even Dowager Empress Cixi used opium. Attempts to stop the trade led to two wars with Britain which China lost.
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