yīn sound

Made up of [ stand; rise radical 117, sun; day radical 72]
Number of strokes 9

Radical

Index 180 used in: yì (idea)

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Sounds same

yīn (yin)

Different tone

yǐn (to drink) yǐn ('long stride')

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Pronunciation

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

Proverbs

独木不成林,单弦不成音 dú mù bù chéng lín, dān xián bù chéng yīn Many things require people to work together to achieve an end

Also

观音诞 Guàn yīn dàn Birthday of Guanyin

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