yuē to speak; to say

Made up of [ kǒu mouth radical 30]

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: gèng (more) ; hé (why)

< Previous radical 72 Next radical 74 yuè >

Different tone

yuè (moon)

< Previous yuàn Next yuè >

Pronunciation

Sound file kindly provided by shtooka.net under a Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike License

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

Chinese chess

The Chinese game of chess is rather different to the version used in the West. The Chinese version is generally considered older and because of the lack of a 'queen' (a relatively recent addition) and the strange rules for the 'cannon' make it just as challenging a game.
Read More

Largest province

By area, Xinjiang is the largest province in China, narrowly beating Tibet and Inner Mongolia in total area. Historically the province was known in Europe as East Turkestan and separatist Uyghur people aim to establish as a nation under that name. In deference to the ethnic minorities it is officially 'Uygur Autonomous Region' rather than a province.
Read More
Share this page Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest

Chinasage is a new web resource, started in 2012, pages will be added, enhanced and re-formatted regularly. Please check back soon for updated information about China.

We would be most grateful if you have any comments or suggestions to help improve this page. Our contact page is also available if you have a longer comment. Just type in a quick remark here:

 

Citation information: Chinasage, 'Chinese character yuē 曰 to speak', , Web, http://www.chinasage.info/chars/fch_yue_to_speak.htm.

Copyright © Chinasage 2012 to 2017