shū spear; club

Note

An ancient picture of a right hand holding a club
Number of strokes: 4

Radical

Index 79 used in: used in: méi (have not)

< Previous radical 78 dāi Next radical 82 máo >

Sounds same

shū (book)

Different tone

shǔ (heat) shǔ (office) shù (tree) shù (method)

< Previous shū Next shǔ >

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

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Proverb

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