yòng to use; to employ; to have to


Similar looking characters : diàn (electric)

Note

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

Radical

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 >

Proverbs

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

China

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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