huò maybe; perhaps; might

Made up of [ spear radical 62, kǒu mouth radical 30, one radical 1]

Note

Obscure origin relating to 'territory' guarded by spear
Number of strokes: 8

Related characters


Also uses component: chéng (to succeed) dài (to respect) jiān (narrow) wǒ (I (me)) wù (fifth (ordinal)) wǔ (martial) zài (to carry) zàng (treasury) zhàn (to fight) zhǎo (to try to find)
Also uses kǒu component: bā (supposition or suggestion) chàng (to sing) chāo (to exceed) chī (to eat) chuán (boat) fēi (coffee) fù (rich) fú (good fortune) gào (to tell) gè (each) gōng (palace) gǒu (dog) gǔ (ancient) hāi (sound of sighing) hào (name) hé (to close) hé (together) hē (drink) hēng (prosperous) hòu (behind) huí (to circle) jí (lucky) jiào (called) jīng (capital) jiù (fault) jù (sentence) jú (office) jūn (monarch) kā (coffee) kě (can) lìng (other) mǎ (?) mìng (life) míng (name) ne (and you?) pí (hops) pǐn (article) rú (as) shàng (still) shì (matter) shǐ (history) suī (although) tái (typhoon) táng (Tang) tīng (to listen) tóng (same) wèn (ask) xǐ (to be fond of) xiōng (elder brother) yǎo (to bite) yòu (right) yǔ (language) yuán (person) yuē (to speak) zhān (to observe) zhī (to know) zhī (one) zhōu (surname Zhou) zú (foot)
Also uses component: bǎi (hundred) bǐng (third in order) bù (no; not) chǒu (shameful) dàn (dawn) dé (virtue) huà (to draw) jiāng (border) kāi (begin) lì (beautiful) liǎng (pair) měng (Mongol) miè (to extinguish) qiě (and) shì (life) yǔ (to give) zài (again) zhèng (correct)

Different tone

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Pronunciation

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