wǒ I (me)

Made up of [ spear radical 62, shǒu hand radical 64]

Note

Hand grasping a spear
Number of strokes 7

Related characters


Using : chéng (to succeed) huò (maybe) wǔ (martial) zài (to carry) zhǎo (to try to find) jiān (narrow) zhàn (to fight) dài (to respect) wù (fifth (ordinal))
Using shǒu : zhǎo (to try to find) gǎo (to do) bào (to announce) bàn (to act) bào (to hold) bǎ (to hold) jì (skill) dān (to undertake)

Different tone

wò (lie)

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Pronunciation

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

Proverbs

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 continuing in old ways
自我陶醉 zì wǒ táo zuì Conceited and arrogant

Phrases

我们 wǒ mén we (us)
我去中国 wǒ qù zhōng guó I am going to China
我有六张红票 wǒ yǒu liù zhāng hóng piào I have six red tickets
来中国我很高兴 lái zhōng guó wǒ hěn gāo xīng I am delighted to be in China
我的 wǒ de my
你好我要买一张票 nǐ hǎo wǒ yào mǎi yī zhāng piào Hello, I want to buy a ticket
Imperial servants - the eunuchs

Imperial servants - the eunuchs

History

For over two thousand years the Chinese Emperor was served by a large number of Imperial servants who had castrated as young boys. With no possibility of having children themselves they were seen as having more loyalty to the Emperor than the Emperor's often scheming family. Some eunuchs became fabulously rich as a result of their total control of access to the Emperor.
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