丿 piě 'slash'


Number of strokes 1

Radical

Index 4 used in: shǎo (less) ; hū (at) ; nǎi (to be) ; shī (to lose) ; wù (do not) ; yì (justice) ; lè (music) ; zhī (him) ; zú (clan) ; jiǔ (long time) ; me (what) ; dì (younger brother) ; wù (fifth (ordinal))

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Han Dynasty

Han Dynasty

History

After the trauma of the Qin dynasty it was the succeeding Han dynasty that established China as a stable nation. Many Imperial institutions inaugurated at this time lasted for the next two thousand years. Together with the Tang and Ming it is considered one of the great periods of Chinese history.
Chinese proverb

Proverb

Fù shuǐ nán shōu [fu shui nan shou]
spilled water difficult collect
Spilled water can not be brought back
What is done is done
There's no use crying over spilt milk
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