niǎo bird

Alternative traditional form of character:


Simplified picture of a bird
Number of strokes 5


Index 196 used in: dǎo (island) ; jī (fowl) ; wū (crow)

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


笨鸟先飞早入林 bèn niǎo xiān fēi zǎo rù lín It is important to be early to achieve success


niǎo bird
莺鸟 yīng niǎo oriole
鹏鸟 péng niǎo Peng Niao
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