wǎng net; network

Made up of [ jiōng covering box radical 13]
Similar looking characters : fēng (wind)
Alternative traditional form of character:


Originally a pictogram of a net but then became complicated before recent simplification back to original form
Number of strokes: 6

Related characters

Also uses jiōng component: gāng (ridge) jiàn (see) lì (beautiful) liǎng (pair) nán (south) nèi (inner) shàng (still) shāng (commerce) tóng (same) yǔ (rain) zài (again) zhōu (surname Zhou)

Sounds same

wǎng (monarch)

Different tone

wāng (lame) wáng (to die)
This character is also represented as a radical in the form: wǎng

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不撒大网不得大鱼 bú sǎ dà wǎng bù dé dà yú Need to think big if to succeed
网开一面 wǎng kāi yī miàn To give someone a chance of escape
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