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Chinese characters

Today we will have a look: two strokes; two Single-component Characters: 为 也, and two radicals 王 and 足.

Strokes of Chinese Characters

横折提 héng zhé tí Horizontal-turning-rising

Examples: 读 dú( to read) ; 说 shuō( to speak)

横折折折钩 héng zhé zhé zhé gōu Horizontal-triple turning-hook

Examples: 奶 nǎi (milk), 场 chǎng (field, venue)

Single-Component Characters

为 wéi /wèi

也 yě

Radicals “王”和“足”

The Radical “王”is sometimes called “slanting-jade”radical. It’s related to jade.


The Radical “足” is usually related to one’s feet.

Examples:跑; 踢


Write at least three sentences with 为 and 也 after class.

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