fù woman

Made up of [ female; woman radical 38, snout radical 58]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

Simplified form of a woman with a broom meaning wife or married woman

Related characters


Using : hǎo (good) ān (peace) nǚ (woman) tā (she) jiě (elder sister) mèi (younger sister) rú (as) shǐ (to begin) mā (mother) nǎi (milk) ǎi (low) yào (want) gū (paternal aunt) xìng (surname) lóu (multi-story building)
Using : dāng (to be) guī (to return)

Sounds same

fù (father) fù (rich) fù ('left ear') fù (place)

Different tone

fū (husband) fú (blessing) fú (good fortune) fú (not)

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Proverbs

巧妇难为无米之炊 qiǎo fù nán wéi wú mǐ zhī chuī You need to assemble the right materials for a job

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Chinese proverb

Proverb

Chī ruǎn bù chī yìng [chi ruan bu chi ying]
eat soft not eat hard
Only able to chew tender food, not the tough
Unable to withstand harsh criticism
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