mǔ area

Made up of [ tóu head; lid radical 8, tián field radical 102]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

Comination of field and roof suggesting land ownership and hence a measure of area
Number of strokes: 7

Related characters


Also uses tóu component: hēng (prosperous) jīng (capital) liù (six) shāng (commerce) shì (market) wáng (to die) yè (night) yì (also)
Also uses tián component: dài (to respect) diàn (electric) fù (rich) fú (good fortune) huà (to draw) huáng (yellow) jiǎ (first in list) jiāng (border) lèi (tired) léi (thunder) lǐ (inside) māo (cat) nán (male) shēn (to extend) sī (to think)

Sounds same

mǔ (mother)

Different tone

mù (wood) mù (eye)

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Pronunciation

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