wù do not

Made up of [ bāo wrap radical 20, 丿 piě 'slash' radical 4]

Note

An ancient pictogram denoting a flag or alternatively scraps cut off with a knife, link to meaning 'do not' has been lost

Related characters


Using bāo : bāo (to cover) jù (sentence) gǒu (dog) sháo (spoon) hé (why)
Using 丿 piě : shǎo (less) hū (at) nǎi (to be) shī (to lose) yì (justice) lè (music) zhī (him) zú (clan) jiǔ (long time) me (what) dì (younger brother) wù (fifth (ordinal))

Sounds same

wù (fifth (ordinal))

Different tone

wū (crow) wū (house) wú (not to have) wǔ (five) wǔ (noon) wǔ (martial)

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Pronunciation

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