Wednesday, 29 March 2017

千 | qiān

In Mandarin Chinese, (Pinyin: qiān 🔊) is a word for “thousand” as well as “many”.

is just the character with an extra stroke on top of it. Many historical forms of this character also look like capped with an extra hook, line, or sinker squiggle.

Another hanzi with the same meaning, , is mainly used for financial purposes. Like the “accounting” forms of and , it consists of its own “simple” version preceded by , which is a radical form of .

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