yòng to use; to employ; to have to

Similar looking characters : diàn (electric)


An old 'abstract' character of uncertain origin
Number of strokes: 5


Index 101 used in: used in: pù (store) ; pú (grape) ; tōng (open)

< Previous radical 100 shēng Next radical 102 tián >

Different tone

yǒng (perpetual)

< Previous yǒng Next yóu >


古为今用 gǔ wéi jīn yòng Learning from history. Applying past history to the current situation
Ancient coastal province of Shandong

Ancient coastal province of Shandong


The eastern province of Shandong sticks out into the Yellow Sea and has many historic attractions. It boasts the birthplace of Confucius and also the manufacture of Qingdao beer. The most sacred mountain in China - Taishan - has many ancient temples and memorials.
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