mǔ mother

Note

Picture of a body bearing two breasts
Number of strokes 5

Sounds same

mǔ (area)

Different tone

mù (wood) mù (eye)

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Pronunciation

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

Proverbs

儿行千里母担忧 ér xíng qiān lǐ mǔ dān yōu Mothers will always worry about their children
失败是成功之母 shī bài shì chéng gōng zhī mǔ Learning from mistakes
Chinese proverb

Proverb

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Shuǐ néng zài zhōu, yì néng fù zhōu [shui neng zai zhou, yi neng fu zhou]
water can carry boat, also can sink boat
Not only does water float a boat, it can sink it too
Events and people can have both positive and negative influences
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