yǒu friend


Two hands clasped in friendship
Number of strokes 4

Sounds same

yǒu (have) yǒu (wine vessel)

Different tone

yóu (outstanding) yòu (right) yòu (also)

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


交个朋友多条路,树个敌人多堵墙 jiāo gè péng you duō tiáo lù, shù gè dí rén duō dǔ qiáng It is better to make friends than enemies
酒肉朋友 jiǔ ròu péng yǒu Cupboard love. Fair weather friends


朋友 péng yǒu friend


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