hū at; from; because

Made up of [丿 piě 'slash' radical 4]

Related characters


Using 丿 piě : shǎo (less) nǎi (to be) shī (to lose) wù (do not) yì (justice) lè (music) zhī (him) zú (clan) jiǔ (long time) me (what) dì (younger brother) wù (fifth (ordinal))

Sounds same

hū (tiger)

Different tone

hú (lake) hǔ (tiger) hù (door) hù (door)

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mǎ horse

Origin

Simplified picture of a rearing horse with the legs now represented by a single line

Radical

Index 187 used in: used in: mā (mother) ; mǎ (?) ; zhù (to halt)
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