廿 niàn twenty
Made up of [廾 gǒng
NoteTwo ten symbols combined to give twenty. Mainly reserved for use in day numbers within a month
Number of strokes 4
Using 廾 gǒng
: 开 kāi (begin) 异 yì (different)
Sounds same念 niàn (to read)
Different tone年 nián (year)
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