chì step

Note

Originally a picture of a cross-roads, current form can be thought of as a person taking a stride
Number of strokes 3

Radical

Index 60 used in: dé (get) ; hěn (very) ; dé (virtue) ; xíng (permitted) ; zhēng (journey)

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Different tone

chī (to eat) 齿 chǐ (tooth)

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

Mandarin Chinese: The Rough Guide Phrasebook

book cover A well organised and useful phrasebook. Very useful for a business traveler or tourist. It has a dictionary of words and phrases with Chinese mandarin and characters as well as a shorter pinyin to English guide. This is followed by dialogue suggestions for common encounters: shopping, traveling and dining.
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The building of China's railways

The building of China's railways

History

The building of railways became a competitive scramble between foreign powers in the late 19th and early 20th century. Railways were seen as the key first step in opening up inland China for trade. Britain, France, Germany, Japan and America all invested in the building of them only for the investment to be lost in the following years of turmoil.
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