měi each; every

Made up of [ mother; elderly female relative; origin , cover; crown radical 14]
Used as component in : huǐ
Made with 7 strokes.
Can be thought of as EACH mother wears a cap

Related characters

Also uses component: ài (love) láo (to toil) měng (Mongol) miǎn (to escape) nóng (to farm) xiě (write)

Sounds same

měi (beautiful)

Different tone

méi (have not) mèi (younger sister)

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月到中秋分外明, 每逢佳节倍思亲 yuè dào zhōng qiū fèn wài míng, měi féng jiā jié bèi sī qīn Longing to see family from far away
每况愈下 měi kuàng yù xià Getting gradually worse each time. Life in a decline.