liù six; 6

Made up of [ eight; 8 radical 12]

Note

Contains the element indication for division to suggest it is an even number as in 4,6 and 8
Number of strokes 4

Related characters


Using : fēn (divide) gōng (public) qí (his) sì (four) gòng (common) xīng (prosper) xué (cave) dài (to respect)

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 六
Stroke order for character 六, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Cities

六安 Lu'an, Anhui

Proverbs

三十六计,走为上策 sān shí liù jì, zǒu wéi shàng cè Sometimes it is best to avoid conflict altogether. Flight can be the best option

Phrases

我有六张红票 wǒ yǒu liù zhāng hóng piào I have six red tickets
The standing of women in China

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Culture

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Good fortune

Good fortune

Language

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