首 shǒu head; chief; classifier for poems, songs etc
Made up of [自 zì
from; self; oneself
NoteA picture of a head with nose and hair prominent
Number of strokes 9
Sounds same手 shǒu (hand)
扌 shǒu (hand)
Different tone受 shòu (to receive)
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Stroke order for character 首, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license ➚
dog anxious leap wall
A cornered dog will leap over a wall
Extreme circumstances require extreme measures
The end justifies the means
thief shout 'stop thief'
A thief cries 'Stop thief!'
Diverting attention to cover misdoing
What the eye doesn't see, the heart doesn't grieve over
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