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cruel [Mar. 19th, 2007|12:03 am]
Chinese Character a Day



Current Theme: Characters with the element 舛 chuǎn (chuan3), error

cruel; Chieh [evil last ruler of the Xia Dynasty]; perch

jié (jie2)

  • commonly found in the compound: 桀骜不馴 (桀骜不驯) jié ào bù xún (jie2 ao4 bu4 xun2), obstinate and unruly
  • radical: 75 木 (tree) (mù)
  • mnemonic: Two persons back to back 舛 hanging from a tree 木.
  • total strokes traditional (simplified): 10 (10)
  • frequency: 4097th most common character


N.B. I'm going to try posting characters less frequently (maybe one a week) but more regularly.

[User Picture]From: characterguy
2007-03-23 08:07 pm (UTC)
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