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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Chinese proverb

Proverb

nián [du ri ru nian]
pass day as year
Each day passes as a year
Time seems to pass very slowly
Time drags on
Power and Prosperity during the Tang dynasty

Power and Prosperity during the Tang dynasty

History

When the dynasties of China are brought to mind, the Han, Tang and Ming are generally considered the greatest. During the Tang China was undoubtedly the only world super-power with huge cities and great achievements. Tang poetry is considered the finest. Influence of China spread far to the west reaching the Aral Sea and Pakistan.
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