yòu also; in addition; and

Note

Picture of the lines of the palm of the right hand
Number of strokes 2

Radical

Index 29 used in: duì (right) ; fā (to send out) ; fà (hair) ; fǎn (contrary) ; jí (and) ; jī (fowl) ; nán (difficult) ; qǔ (to take) ; shèng (holy) ; shù (tree) ; bào (to announce) ; huān (merry) ; yǒu (friend) ; zhī (to support) ; shòu (to receive) ; jiān (difficult)

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Sounds same

yòu (right)

Different tone

yóu (outstanding) yǒu (friend) yǒu (have) yǒu (wine vessel)

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 又
Stroke order for character 又, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license
Symbols and Motifs

Symbols and Motifs

Culture

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