The Radical: 瓦


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tile    瓦

Explanation

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JLPT HSK 3
bottle, vase, pitcher, jar
píng
Left: unite (When you are coming out of a buddhist temple you shall be united.) [ = image of a temple's entrance gate with double upper traverses, which actually means "open", as these gates have no doors], right: roof tile (interhooked tiles)
(The roof tiles are generalized understood as "pottery") For making sth. 'uniting' (= a container) the pottery is formed into a bottle or pitcher.
JLPT HSK 6
roof tile, watt (electr.)

Image of overlapping roof tiles and locked by a nail
Interlocked by a hook: two roof tiles.
JLPT HSK 6
porcelain, chinaware, china

Top: next/following (ice is lacking [=yawning person], what comes next?), below: roof tile .
The next roof tile is made of porcelain.
JLPT no HSK
earthen jar, pottery container for water/wine, urn
wèng
Top: public (eight noses form public), bottom: roof tile (image of interhooked tiles; here: symbol for earthenware)
It is for the 'eight noses' and earthenware: the jar.
JLPT no HSK
to evaluate, to examine, to distinguish, grade, select
zhēn
Left: 垔 (west 覀/西 and earth ), right: tile (image of interhooked tiles; here: symbol for earthenware)
In the west the earth for the tiles is evaluated.

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