huān merry

Made up of [ qiàn yawn; deficient radical 76, yòu also; in addition; and radical 29]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

The 'yawn' radical suggests an open mouth which can suggest laughing out loud
Number of strokes 6

Related characters


Using qiàn : yǐn (to drink) gē (song)
Using yòu : duì (right) fā (to send out) fà (hair) fǎn (contrary) jí (and) jī (fowl) nán (difficult) qǔ (to take) shèng (holy) shù (tree) bào (to announce) yǒu (friend) zhī (to support) shòu (to receive) jiān (difficult)

Different tone

huàn

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Phrases

欢迎 huān yíng welcome
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