hěn very

Made up of [ chì step radical 60, gèn stubborn radical 138]
Made with 9 strokes.
Includes 'step' and a phonetic that means 'stubborn' on in its own and so suggests 'extreme' step needed to overcome stubbornness

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Also uses chì component: (get) (virtue) huī (emblem) wǎng (towards) xíng (permitted) zhēng (journey)
Also uses gèn component: gēn (heel) jiān (difficult) liáng (good) yín (silver)

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lái zhōng guó wǒ hěn gāo xīng I am delighted to be in China