tián field

A measure word to use for this noun: kuài
Similar looking characters : yóu (to follow)
Made with 5 strokes.
Picture of a divided and plowed field
Ancient small seal form Small seal

Different tone

tiān (sky)


Index 102 used in: chù (livestock) ; dài (to respect) ; diàn (electric) ; (rich) ; (good fortune) ; huà (to draw) ; huáng (yellow) ; jiǎ (first in list) ; jiāng (border) ; lèi (tired) ; léi (thunder) ; (inside) ; māo (cat) ; (area) ; nán (male) ; shēn (to extend) ; (to think) ; yóu (to follow)

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stroke order for 田
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和田 Hotan, Xinjiang
莆田 Putian, Fujian


瓜田李下 guā tián lǐ xià Avoid circumstances that give rise to false suspicion, If someone is seen near ripe melons or under a plum tree they are open to suspicion of theft. A longer form of the saying makes it clear that you should not tie up your shoes in a melon field or out on a hat under a plum tree as these actions are suspicious.