玩 wán toy; to play
Made up of [王 yù
radical 96, 元 yuán
primary; first; dollar
NoteThe radical suggests jade from which best toys were made from, 'yuan' indicates rough pronunciation
Number of strokes 8
Using 王 yù
: 全 quán (all) 主 zhǔ (owner) 闰 rùn (leap) 住 zhù (to live) 理 lǐ (texture) 现 xiàn (to appear)
Using 元 yuán
: 远 yuǎn (far) 院 yuàn (courtyard) 园 yuán (park)
Different tone碗 wān (bowl)
晚 wǎn (evening)
万 wàn (ten thousand)
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