wāng lame

Note

Originally a picture of two legs, one longer than the other to signify lameness
Number of strokes 3

Radical

Index 43 used in: yóu (outstanding)

< Previous radical 42 xiǎo Next radical 44 shī >

Different tone

wáng (to die) wǎng (monarch) wǎng (net)

< Previous wàn Next wáng >

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

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