huì can; to be possible; to be able to

Made up of [ rén person radical 9, yún cloud; say ]
Alternative traditional form of character:
Number of strokes 6

Related characters


Using rén : zuò (seat) chá (tea) jīn (modern) zuò (sit) cóng (from) yǐ (to use) zhòng (many) jiǔ (long time) lìng (to order) shí (eat) shè (residence) hé (why)
Using yún : dòng (to use) yùn (to move)

Different tone

huī (emblem) huí (to circle)

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