dài replace

Made up of [ rén Person (radical) radical 9, catch; shoot radical 56]

Note

A person with calipers which indicate process of copying hence 'replace'
Number of strokes: 5

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Also uses rén component: bǐng (both) chàng (to initiate) dàn (but) dǎo (fall) 仿 fǎng (to imitate) fèn (portion) gōng (to provide) gū (estimate) hé (what) hòu (wait) hóu (nobleman) huà (to make into) huá (splendid) huā (flower) jiàn (healthy) liǎng (pair) mén (s) nǐ (you) rén (humane) shén (what) tā (he) wèi (position) xiān (immortal) xìn (letter) yè (night) 亿 yì (100,000,000) yōu (distant) zhí (value) zhù (to live) zhuàn (biography) zuò (to do) zuò (to make)

Sounds same

dài (to respect)

Different tone

dāi (bad)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

越俎代庖 yuè zǔ dài páo To move beyond current work and meddle in other's duties. To take things into your own hands. A back seat driver.
取而代之 qǔ ér dài zhī To act as a substitute or replacement for someone.

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