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

fù rich; abundant; wealthy

Made up of [ mián roof radical 40, kǒu mouth radical 30, tián field radical 102]

Origin

Picture of produce from a field piled high under a roof - abundance and wealth
Full information for
Chinese proverb

Proverb

急跳墙
Gǒu jí tiaò qiáng [gou ji tiao qiang]
dog anxious leap wall
A cornered dog will leap over a wall
Extreme circumstances require extreme measures
The end justifies the means
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