qún group; crowd; flock, herd, pack etc

Made up of [ yáng sheep; goat radical 123, jūn monarch; lord; gentleman ]
This measure word can be used with these nouns: niǎo (bird)

Note

Combination of 'monarch' and 'sheep' so suggests all inclusiveness 'group' or 'crowd'
Number of strokes: 13

Related characters


Also uses yáng component: měi (beautiful) xiān (fresh)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

害群之马 hài qún zhī mǎ The bad person of the family
鹤立鸡群 hè lì jī qún Being conspicuously different (often superior)
Epic and formative episode in the rise of the Communists

Epic and formative episode in the rise of the Communists

Modern History

The tales of the heroic struggle of thousands of soldiers over thousands of miles of challenging terrain were held up as the pivotal episode in the early days of the Communist party. It was during the Long March that Mao Zedong emerged as leader with his own vision for the future of China.
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