yuē to speak; to say

Made up of [ kǒu mouth radical 30]
Similar looking characters : rì (sun)

Note

A picture of a mouth with a tongue inside it - the middle stroke does not touch the right side to distinguish it from 'ri' (sun)
Number of strokes: 4

Radical

Index 73 used in: used in: gèng (more) ; hé (why)

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Related characters


Also uses kǒu component: bā (supposition or suggestion) chàng (to sing) chāo (to exceed) chī (to eat) chuán (boat) fēi (coffee) fù (rich) fú (good fortune) gào (to tell) gè (each) gōng (palace) gǒu (dog) gǔ (ancient) hāi (sound of sighing) hào (name) hé (to close) hé (together) hē (drink) hēng (prosperous) hòu (behind) huí (to circle) huò (maybe) jí (lucky) jiào (called) jīng (capital) jiù (fault) jù (sentence) jú (office) jūn (monarch) kā (coffee) kě (can) lìng (other) mǎ (?) mìng (life) míng (name) ne (and you?) pí (hops) pǐn (article) rú (as) shàng (still) shì (matter) shǐ (history) suī (although) tái (typhoon) táng (Tang) tīng (to listen) tóng (same) wèn (ask) xǐ (to be fond of) xiōng (elder brother) yǎo (to bite) yòu (right) yǔ (language) yuán (person) zhān (to observe) zhī (to know) zhī (one) zhōu (surname Zhou) zú (foot)

Different tone

yuè (moon)

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 曰
Stroke order for character 曰, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

jiàn arrow

Made up of [ zhú bamboo radical 118, qián front; forward; ahead]

Origin

The 'qian' suggests the sound while 'bamboo' is what they were made from
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