yuǎn far; distance

Made up of [ chuò walking radical 162, yuán primary; first; dollar ]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

The radical suggests walking and the remainder gives the phonetic 'yuan'
Number of strokes: 7

Related characters


Also uses chuò component: biān (side) dào (road) guò (past) hái (still) jìn (near) jìn (to advance) liáo (distant) mí (riddle) mí (to bewilder) tōng (open) yíng (welcome) yùn (to move) zhè (this)
Also uses yuán component: wán (toy) yuàn (courtyard) yuán (park)

Different tone

yuán (primary) yuán (former) yuán (park) yuán (person) yuàn (courtyard) yuàn (to hope)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

远水救不了近火 yuǎn shuǐ jiǔ bù liaǒ huǒ There is no point in waiting for far off help. Get to it and solve the problem now
double happiness

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