yuán park; garden

Made up of [ wéi proud; enclosure; upright radical 31, yuán primary; first; dollar ]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

An enclosed area for plants. The character inside the enclosure gives the sound 'yuan'
Number of strokes 7

Related characters


Using wéi : guó (country) gù (hard) huí (to circle)
Using yuán : yuǎn (far) yuàn (courtyard) wán (toy)

Sounds same

yuán (primary) yuán (former)

Different tone

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

< Previous yuán Next yuǎn >

Pronunciation

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