院 yuàn courtyard; institution
Made up of [阝 fù
'left ear'; 'right of mound'
radical 170, 宀 mián
radical 40, 元 yuán
primary; first; dollar
NoteIncludes 'mound' and 'roof' gives idea of a building or courtyard, 'yuan' gives the pronunciation
Number of strokes 9
Using 阝 fù
: 际 jì (border) 陵 líng (mound) 险 xiǎn (danger) 隋 suí (Sui) 啊 á (what?) 阻 zǔ (to hinder) 防 fáng (to protect)
Using 宀 mián
: 安 ān (peace) 它 tā (it) 宝 bǎo (jewel) 富 fù (rich) 寒 hán (cold) 实 shí (real) 灾 zāi (disaster) 字 zì (letter) 宫 gōng (palace) 宋 song (Song) 宜 yí (proper) 客 kè (customer) 穴 xué (cave) 容 róng (to hold) 家 jiā (house) 官 guān (official) 定 dìng (to set)
Using 元 yuán
: 远 yuǎn (far) 园 yuán (park) 玩 wán (toy)
Sounds same愿 yuàn (to hope)
Different tone元 yuán (primary)
原 yuán (former)
园 yuán (park)
远 yuǎn (far)
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今 jīn modern; now; today
Made up of [人
rén person radical 9]
OriginThe person radical on top combined with simplified 'hand' below may suggest a contact with another person - immediacyFull information for 今
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