wǎng net

Note

Picture of a net
Number of strokes 5

Radical

Index 122 used in: shǔ (office) ; zhì (to install)

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Sounds same

wǎng (monarch)

Different tone

wāng (lame) wáng (to die)

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stroke order for 罒
Stroke order for character 罒, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license
Chinese Chess

Chinese Chess

Culture

Like most other things the Chinese invented their own version of the chess board game. There are strong reasons to suppose that the Chinese game Xiangqi or 'elephant game' is closer to the original form. The absence of a 'queen' piece and the strange rules for 'cannons' make this just as challenging a game as the version played in the West.
Japan and China

Japan and China

China

History of the often difficult relations between China and Japan. With the Japanese occupation of China 1937-45 and continued U.S. support for Japan has led to continuing frictions between governments and peoples.
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