yuán former; original; level; meadow; primary

Made up of [ chǎng cliff; factory; depot radical 27, quán spring; wealth ]


Picture of a spring under a cliff suggesting an 'origin' and also meaning as a 'meadow'
Number of strokes 10

Related characters

Using chǎng : fǎn (contrary) lì (strict) àn (bank) lì (to experience) dùn (shield)

Sounds same

yuán (primary) yuán (park)

Different tone

yuǎn (far) yuàn (courtyard) yuàn (to hope)

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