yuǎn far; distance

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


The radical suggests walking and the remainder gives the phonetic 'yuan'

Related characters

Using chuò : jìn (to advance) yùn (to move) mí (to bewilder) mí (riddle) zhè (this) dào (road) hái (still)
Using yuán : yuàn (courtyard) yuán (park) wán (toy)

Different tone

yuán (primary) yuán (former) yuán (park) yuàn (courtyard) 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
Chinese proverb


dèng kǒu dāi [mu deng kou dai]
eye stare mouth blank
Staring eyes and mouth open
Dumb struck
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