xíng
char. sentence, penalty; corporal torture, punishment
Other meanings
[xíng]   n. Xing (Chinese surname)
    knife
 n/a 
Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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xíng fǎ
n. criminal law
sǐ xíng
n. death penalty
xíng jǐng
n. criminal police
pàn xíng
v. sentence, decree a punishment
tú xíng
n. prison sentence
zuì xíng
n. crime and punishment
huǎn xíng
v. (Law) respite; to suspend a sentence
zhàng xíng
phr. caning (punishment in ancient China)