齿 chǐ tooth

Made up of [ zhǐ to stop; to prohibit; until; footprint radical 77]
Used as component 齿 in : líng
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

'Zhi' gives the rough phonetic the lower part is a picture of one tooth, in the old form there were four teeth
Number of strokes: 8

Related characters


Also uses zhǐ component: bù (a step) cǐ (this) dìng (to set) wǔ (martial) zhèng (correct) zǒu (walk) zú (foot)

Different tone

chī (to eat) chì (step) chì (red)

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stroke order for 齿
Stroke order for character 齿, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Proverbs

唇亡齿寒 chún wáng chǐ hán Two interdependent things or people. The story of is of an attack on two kingdoms, as they were so mutually dependent the fall of one led directly to the fall of the other.

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