zǒu walk

Note

Combines a person bending forward and a representaion of 'foot' giving the action of walking
Number of strokes 7

Radical

Index 156 used in: gǎn (to overtake) ; tàng (collective for trips) ; qǐ (to rise)

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Pronunciation

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

Proverbs

常在河边走,哪能不湿鞋 cháng zài hé biān zǒu, nǎ néng bù shī xié You can't ignore the local conditions
穿新鞋,走老路 chuān xīn xié, zǒu lǎo lù Stick to the old ways while appearing to follow the latest trends
东奔西走 dōng bēn xī zǒu Be busy; bustling about
飞禽走兽 fēi qín zǒu shòu Wildlife
人往高处走,水往低处流 rén wǎng gāo chù zǒu, shuǐ wǎng dī chù liú There is always room for improvement
三十六计,走为上策 sān shí liù jì, zǒu wéi shàng cè Sometimes it is best to avoid conflict altogether. Flight can be the best option

Phrases

走了 zǒu le walked
你那天走 nǐ nà tiān zǒu Which day do you leave?

mí to bewilder; crazy about; fan

Made up of [ chuò walking radical 162, mǐ rice radical 119]

Origin

Walking radical suggests getting lost, 'mi' (rice) gives sound
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Culture

The lotus is an emblem with strong Buddhist links. As the plant grows in mud and muck and yet produces a pure white flower it is considered a metaphor for favorable transformation.
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