yóu outstanding; particularly, especially; a fault

Made up of [ wāng lame radical 43, zhǔ dot radical 3]
Number of strokes 4

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Using zhǔ : tài (too) yù (jade) lì (beautiful) wū (crow) yì (justice) zhōu (prefecture) zhǔ (owner) zhù (to live) dì (younger brother) bái (bright) sháo (spoon) duì (to cash) lìng (to order) liáng (good) pù (store) wèi (do)

Different tone

yǒu (friend) yǒu (have) yǒu (wine vessel) yòu (right) yòu (also)

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zhāng 'of'; spread

Made up of [ gōng bow radical 57, cháng long; length radical 168]
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