hái still; also

Made up of [ chuò walking radical 162, no; not; not ]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

It can be remembered as 'no' with the 'walking'radical to make 'still', the original form had no connection to 'no'.
Number of strokes: 7

Related characters


Also uses chuò component: biān (side) dào (road) féng (to meet by chance) guò (past) jìn (to advance) jìn (near) lián (to link) liáo (distant) mí (to bewilder) mí (riddle) tōng (open) yíng (welcome) yù (to meet) yuǎn (far) yùn (to move) zhè (this)
Also uses component: bēi (cup)

Sounds same

hái (child)

Different tone

hāi (sound of sighing) hǎi (sea) hài (12th earthly branch)

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Pronunciation

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

Proverbs

买椟还珠 mǎi dú huán zhū To make a foolish action - the pearls were worth far more than the box. Missing the main opportunity.
返老还童 fǎn lǎo huán tóng Returning to youthful energy. Turning back the years. Often used as a compliment to someone sprightly in old age.
合浦珠还 hé pǔ zhū huán Something or someone returns to its original source. Often said of someone returning to their original home district after years of wandering. The story is from the Han dynasty of Hepu, Gunagxi which was a leading center for pearl fishing until a local official over exploited the beds of pearls leading to Vietnam taking over as the leading procedure. Only when the pearl beds were left for years to recover did the pearl industry return.

Phrases

hái shì Or
hái yào qīng cài mǎ Are there any more vegetables?
hái yào liǎng wān mǐ fàn Also want two bowls of rice