qìng celebrate

Made up of [广 guǎng vast; wide radical 53, big; great; large; very radical 37]
Alternative traditional form of character:
Made with 6 strokes.
The original form has been replaced with 'large' under 'roof' suggesting some sort of large event indoors

Related characters


Also uses 广 guǎng component: chuáng (bed) diàn (shop) dù (to pass) táng (Tang) yìng (to answer) zuò (seat)
Also uses component: fū (husband) měi (beautiful) mò (do not) qí (strange) shī (to lose) tài (too) tiān (sky) tóu (head) yāng (center) yí (barbarians)

Different tone

qīng (green) qīng (clear) qíng (affection) qíng (clear sky) qǐng (please)

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Provinces

重庆 Chongqing

Cities

安庆 Anqing, Anhui
肇庆 Zhaoqing, Guangdong
大庆 Daqing, Heilongjiang
重庆 Chongqing City, Chongqing

Proverbs

普天同庆 pǔ tiān tóng qìng The whole nation is rejoicing at some happy event
弹冠相庆 tán guān xiāng qìng Presumptively celebrate promotion/appointment to a job ahead of time. Arrogantly assume a job is already in the bag. The story is of two officials Wang Ji and Gong Yu of the Han dynasty, Both were dismissed but on Emperor Yuan's enthronement Wang Ji was re-appointed, on hearing the news Gong Yu flicked the dust off his official hat assuming he would follow his friend into office
庆父不死,鲁难未已 qìng fù bù sǐ Lǔ nàn wèi yǐ Take action to remove someone/something obstructing progress, In the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history Qing Fu rose to power in the state of Lu and ruled as a complete despot killing any opponents. Peace did not come until he had been removed from power.