wǒ I (me)

Made up of [ spear radical 62, shǒu hand radical 64]
Similar looking characters : zhǎo (to try to find)


Hand grasping a spear
Number of strokes: 7

Related characters

Also uses component: chéng (to succeed) dài (to respect) huò (maybe) jiān (narrow) wù (fifth (ordinal)) wǔ (martial) zài (to carry) zàng (treasury) zhàn (to fight) zhǎo (to try to find)
Also uses shǒu component: bǎ (to hold) bàn (to act) bào (to hold) bào (to announce) dān (to undertake) gǎo (to do) jì (skill) lā (to pull) qiú (to beat) tuī (to push) zhǎo (to try to find)

Different tone

wò (lie)

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


你死我活 nǐ sǐ wǒ huó To fight to the bitter end
我看见我忘记,我听见我记住,我做我了解 wǒ kàn jiàn wǒ wàng jì, wǒ tīng jiàn wǒ jì zhù, wǒ zuò wǒ liǎo jiě You learn only by trying it, not by just observing or talking about it
我行我素 wǒ xíng wǒ sù Stuck following old ways
自我陶醉 zì wǒ táo zuì Conceited and arrogant


wǒ mén We (us)
wǒ qù zhōng guó I am going to China
wǒ yǒu liù zhāng hóng piào I have six red tickets
lái zhōng guó wǒ hěn gāo xīng I am delighted to be in China
wǒ de My
nǐ hǎo wǒ yào mǎi yī zhāng piào Hello, I want to buy a ticket
Chinese proverb


Fén lín ěr tián, jié zé ěr yú [fen lin er tian, jie ze er yu]
burn forest but cultivate, exhaust pool but fishing
Burn a forest to farm; drain a pond to fish
Ignoring the consequences
Marry in haste, repent at leisure

mìng life; fate; order or command

Made up of [ kǒu mouth radical 30]


Combines mouth with character for 'order' in a single character suggesting creating order to life
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