yún cloud; say

Used as component in : dòng ; yùn ; huì Made up of [ èr two; 2 radical 7, private; secret; selfish radical 28]
Alternative traditional form of character:


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

Related characters

Also uses èr component: è (evil) rén (humane) xiē (some) yuán (primary)
Also uses component: gōng (public) me (what) néng (to be able to) qù (go) tái (typhoon) zhì (to arrive)

Different tone

yùn (to move)

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


云南 Yunnan


连云港 Lianyungang, Jiangsu
云浮 Yunfu, Guangdong


翻云覆雨 fān yún fù yǔ Trying too hard to impress
云消雾散 yún xiāo wù sàn All becomes clear again. Troubles are over


yún cloud

The illustrious Ming

It was during the Ming dynasty that China achieved many accomplishments: a vast fleet sailed the seas and made many dicoveries.; an encylopedia of the accumulated knowledge was distilled into 11,000 chapers; trade with America brought in new vegetables and cotton that were widely grown.
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