yuàn courtyard; institution

Made up of [ 'left ear'; 'right of mound' radical 170, mián roof radical 40, yuán primary; first; dollar ]


Includes 'mound' and 'roof' gives idea of a building or courtyard, 'yuan' gives the pronunciation
Number of strokes 9

Related characters

Using : jì (border) líng (mound) xiǎn (danger) suí (Sui) á (what?) zǔ (to hinder) fáng (to protect)
Using mián : ān (peace) tā (it) bǎo (jewel) fù (rich) hán (cold) shí (real) zāi (disaster) zì (letter) gōng (palace) song (Song) yí (proper) kè (customer) xué (cave) róng (to hold) jiā (house) guān (official) dìng (to set)
Using yuán : yuǎn (far) yuán (park) wán (toy)

Sounds same

yuàn (to hope)

Different tone

yuán (primary) yuán (former) yuán (park) yuǎn (far)

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