rù to enter; to go into; to join

Note

Representation of an arrow head, with the meaning an arrow 'entering' flesh to create a wound
Number of strokes 2

Radical

Index 11 used in: quán (all)

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Different tone

rú (as)

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Pronunciation

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

Proverbs

笨鸟先飞早入林 bèn niǎo xiān fēi zǎo rù lín It is important to be early to achieve success
不入虎穴焉得虎子 bù rù hǔ xué yān dé hǔ zǐ Great rewards require a great risk
出生入死 chū shēng rù sǐ Willing to risk one's life. Offer loyalty
入乡随俗 rù xiāng suí sú Take account of local people and opinions
想入非非 xiǎng rù fēi fēi Let imagination run wild
Chinese proverb

Proverb

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Yě yaò mǎ ér haǒ, yě yaò mǎ ér bù chī caǒ [ye yao ma er hao, ye yao ma er bu chi cao]
also want horse good, also want horse not eat grass
Want the horse to prosper, but not want the horse to eat grass
To prosper you must make compromises, you can not have it all your own way
You can't have your cake and eat it
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