wù thing; object; matter

Made up of [ niú ox; cow; bull radical 93, do not ]

Note

Here 'ox' is an example of a 'thing' and the right part is the phonetic 'wu'
Number of strokes: 8

Related characters


Also uses component: yì (easy)

Sounds same

wù (do not) wù (fifth (ordinal)) wù (affair)

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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Proverbs

物极必反 wù jí bì fǎn Things will turn around in the opposite direction when they reach the highest point
别无长物 bié wú cháng wù In great poverty, possessing nothing other than the bare essentials.
空洞无物 kōng dòng wú wù Empty and devoid of worthwhile content. Usually applied to poor writing that is devoid of meaning.
物以类聚 wù yǐ lèi jù People tends to form groups with like-minded individuals.
玩物丧志 wán wù sàng zhì Spending too much time on trivia. Excessive attention to detail. Losing the big picture.