Meaning: very, quite, much
HSK level: 1 (basic)
Radical part: 彳(step )
Etymology: The phonetic part (the right part) where originally written as
They eye means defiant and the lower part means to turn around. = stubborn, to refuse to look away. Today this is simplified to 艮 The left part (彳)that is the radical and means step . Together they mean very indicating the amont of steps needed to deal with such stuborness.
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