yè page; leaf

Note

Originally a picture of a head
Number of strokes: 6

Radical

Index 181 used in: used in: lǐng (neck) ; shùn (to obey) ; yán (face)

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Sounds same

yè (night)

Different tone

yé (grandpa) yě (also)

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 页
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Imperial Examinations

Imperial Examinations

Culture

One of China's most important exports was the respect for scholarship and learning. China was the first nation to appoint on basis of academic merit. Strict Imperial examinations were set up two thousand years ago and were the passport to a quieter life with a steady income.
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