nǚ female; woman


Number of strokes 3

Radical

Index 38 used in: hǎo (good) ; ān (peace) ; nǚ (woman) ; tā (she) ; jiě (elder sister) ; fù (woman) ; mèi (younger sister) ; rú (as) ; shǐ (to begin) ; mā (mother) ; nǎi (milk) ; ǎi (low) ; yào (want) ; gū (paternal aunt) ; xìng (surname) ; lóu (multi-story building)

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Sounds same

nǚ (woman)

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Pronunciation

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

Proverbs

男女平等 nán nǔ píng děng Treating men and women the same
Chinese proverb

Proverb

Gū zhǎng nán míng [gu zhang nan ming]
solitary palm difficult sound
You can not clap with just one hand
It is difficult to achieve anything on your own
It takes two to Tango
double happiness

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