wū house; room

Made up of [ shī corpse radical 44, zhì to arrive; most; to radical 133]

Note

The 'corpse' element suggests lying down, the door radical suggests a house so combines to give idea of a place of rest
Number of strokes 9

Related characters


Using shī : ne (and you?)
Using zhì : zhì (to send) dào (arrive)

Sounds same

wū (crow)

Different tone

wú (not to have) wǔ (five) wǔ (noon) wǔ (martial) wù (do not) wù (fifth (ordinal))

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Proverbs

爱屋及乌 ài wū jí wū Totally in love
高屋建瓴 gāo wū jiàn líng Being in a good position to repel attackers. Building a commanding position.
屋漏偏逢连夜雨 wū lòu piān féng lián yè yǔ Misfortunes tend to come all at once
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