yù to wish for; to desire

Made up of [ valley; grain radical 150, qiàn yawn; deficient radical 76]

Note

Gu (valley) is rough phonetic
Number of strokes: 11

Related characters


Also uses component: róng (to hold)
Also uses qiàn component: cì (next in sequence) gē (song) huān (merry) ruǎn (soft) yǐn (to drink)

Sounds same

yù (jade) yù (jade) yù (to meet)

Different tone

yú (fish) yú (fishing) yú (in) yǔ (rain) yǔ (language) yǔ (to give)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

利欲熏心 lì yù xūn xīn To be obsessed with the desire for success at the expense of happiness
山雨欲来风满楼 shān yǚ yù lái fēng mǎn lóu A premonition of something significant about to happen
树欲静而风不止 shù yù jìng ěr fēng bù zhǐ In spite of a wish for peace, trouble is brewing. Things develop regardless of how you might wish. Powerless to influence outcome
欲速则不达 yù sù zé bù dá More interest in working fast than working effectively. Too much interest in the short term rather than the overall strategy

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