yún cloud; say


Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

Represents the rising of vapour up into the sky
Number of strokes 4

Different tone

yùn (to move)

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Pronunciation

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

Provinces

云南 Yunnan

Cities

连云港 Lianyungang, Jiangsu

Proverbs

翻云覆雨 fān yún fù yǔ Impressing by conjuring tricks
云消雾散 yún xiāo wù sàn All becomes clear again. Troubles are over.

Also

yún cloud

zhōng clock; bell

Made up of [ jīn metal radical 167, zhōng centre; middle]

Origin

The metal radical suggests made of metal (for bells that gave time) and 'zhong' is the sound of a bell and the phonetic
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shéi who

Made up of [ yán words radical 149, zhuī short-tailed bird; dove radical 172]

Origin

Probably zhui adds a rough phonetic. Can be pronounced shei or shui depending on context.
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