父 fù father
NotePicture of a hand holding a stone, or may be a stick admonishing a child
Number of strokes 4
Index 88 used in: 爸 bà (father)
妇 fù (woman)
富 fù (rich)
阝 fù ('left ear')
⻏ fù (place)
Different tone夫 fū (husband)
褔 fú (blessing)
福 fú (good fortune)
弗 fú (not)
Stroke order for character 父, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license ➚
虎父无犬子 hǔ fù wú quǎn zǐ
A son is similar to his father
子不教父之过 zǐ bù jiào fù zhī guò
Parents are responsible for their children's education
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