yuán primary; first; dollar

Made up of [ ér legs radical 10, èr two; 2 radical 7]
Used as component in : yuǎn ; yuàn ; yuán ; wán
This measure word can be used with these nouns: qián (money)

Note

Compound of head on top of legs emphasizing the head hence primary, first
Number of strokes: 4

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Also uses ér component: ér (child) guāng (light) jiàn (see) kè (to be able to) miǎn (to escape) tù (rabbit) xiān (first) xiōng (elder brother) zhēn (really)
Also uses èr component: è (evil) rén (humane) xiē (some) yún (cloud)

Sounds same

yuán (former) yuán (park) yuán (person)

Different tone

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

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Pronunciation

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