yán words

Note

The radical for speech has been greatly simplified to just two strokes from seven strokes in the traditional form of the radical
Number of strokes 2

Radical

Index 149 used in: huà (speech) ; yǔ (language) ; dàn (birth) ; shuō (to speak) ; shéi (who) ; mí (riddle) ; xiè (thanks) ; qǐng (please) ; jì (to record) ; sù (to complain) ; 访 fǎng (to visit)

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Sounds same

yán (face) yán (words)
Full character form of this simplified radical: yán

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stroke order for 讠
Stroke order for character 讠, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license
China's name

China's name

Culture

Why do we call the country of China 'China'? It is not the name used by the Chinese people themselves. In fact there are a number of names used in the 'Middle Kingdom' that reflect the country's rich cultural and historic heritage.
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