kǎn open box


Picture of a box without a lid
Number of strokes 2


Index 17 used in: chū (go out) ; huà (to draw)

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Sounds same

kǎn (Water) kǎn

Different tone

kān (to print) kàn (look)

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stroke order for 凵
Stroke order for character 凵, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license


The Chinese prize the mineral jade above gold. It is associated with many ancient traditions and customs. Originally the precious mineral was mined in the Kunlun mountains of southern Xinjiang.
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