远 yuǎn far; distance
Made up of [辶 chuò
radical 162, 元 yuán
primary; first; dollar
Alternative traditional form
of character: 遠
NoteThe radical suggests walking and the remainder gives the phonetic 'yuan'
Using 辶 chuò
: 进 jìn (to advance) 运 yùn (to move) 迷 mí (to bewilder) 谜 mí (riddle) 这 zhè (this) 道 dào (road) 还 hái (still)
Using 元 yuán
: 院 yuàn (courtyard) 园 yuán (park) 玩 wán (toy)
Different tone元 yuán (primary)
原 yuán (former)
园 yuán (park)
院 yuàn (courtyard)
愿 yuàn (to hope)
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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
look wind steer rudder
Steer the boat wherever the winds lead
Not sticking to the big plan. A fickle mind
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