yāo youngest; most junior; tiny; coil

Note

A coil of silk thread
Number of strokes 3

Radical

Index 52

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Different tone

yǎo (to bite) yào (want)

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

Woks

Wok is one Chinese word you may know that has a Cantonese rather than a Mandarin origin. The Chinese character is pronounced as 'guo' in standard Mandarin Chinese but as 'wok' in Cantonese. In both cases it means the same thing: 'cooking pot'.
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