yùn to move; to transport; to use

Made up of [ chuò walking radical 162, yún cloud; say ]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

Combination of 'walking' and the phonetic element 'cloud' also pronounced as 'yun'
Number of strokes 7

Related characters


Using chuò : yuǎn (far) jìn (to advance) mí (to bewilder) mí (riddle) zhè (this) dào (road) hái (still)
Using yún : dòng (to use) huì (can)

Different tone

yún (cloud)

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Pronunciation

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