tōng open

Made up of [ chuò walking radical 162, yòng to use; to employ; to have to radical 101]
Number of strokes: 10

Related characters


Also uses chuò component: biān (side) dào (road) guò (past) hái (still) jìn (near) jìn (to advance) liáo (distant) mí (riddle) mí (to bewilder) yíng (welcome) yuǎn (far) yùn (to move) zhè (this)
Also uses yòng component: pù (store) pú (grape)

Different tone

tóng (same) tóng (boy servant)

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Pronunciation

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Cities

通辽 Tongliao, Inner Mongolia
南通 Nantong, Jiangsu
通化 Tonghua, Jilin

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八仙过海,各显神通 bā xiān guò hǎi, gè xiǎn shén tōng Everyone has their own special skills to contribute
一窍不通 yī qiào bù tōng Incoherent action, not making any sense

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