qún group; crowd; flock, herd, pack etc

Made up of [ yáng sheep; goat radical 123, jūn monarch; lord; gentleman ]

Note

Combination of 'monarch' and 'sheep' so suggests all inclusiveness 'group' or 'crowd'

Related characters


Using yáng : xiān (fresh) měi (beautiful)

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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)
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