to raise, to rise, from, start, to establish, to appear, to get up, to set up, beginning
Chinese character (simplified) and stroke order animation"How do I write 起 ( hei2 ) correctly?"
The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers. This Cantonese dictionary shows you the correct stroke order as an animation for all individual characters so you can learn and understand how to write the character correctly. :
The traditional Chinese characters of hei2 are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
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起 is composed of 10 strokes and therefore is of average complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).
Tags and additional information (Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)
to walk | to stand up
起 ( hei / hei2 ) belongs to the 100 most common Chinese characters (rank 64)
Other characters that are pronounced hei2 in Cantonese