xiē some; few

Made up of [ this; these , èr two; 2 radical 7]
Made with 8 strokes.
Combining 'this' with 'two' gives idea of more than one - a few, some
Ancient small seal form Small seal

Related characters

Also uses component: chái (firewood)
Also uses èr component: è (evil) rén (humane) yuán (primary) yún (cloud)

Different tone

xiě (write) xiè (thanks) xiè

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stroke order for 些
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qǐng gěi wǒ mén xiē jiǎo zǐ Please bring us some dumplings