shū spear; club


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


Index 79 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)

< Previous shū Next shǔ >

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

The Qin Dynasty


The brief spell of rule by the Qin (only 15 years) defined much of what we now about China. The brutal and centralized rule of Qin Shihuangdi set common standards for all sorts of things across his new vast empire including measurements and the Chinese script.
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