阝 fù 'left ear'; 'right of mound'
NoteCalled the 'left-ear' radical as it looks like an ear but nothing to do with hearing. Originally picture of steps leading down from a mound.
Number of strokes 2
Index 170 used in: 际 jì (border)
; 陵 líng (mound)
; 险 xiǎn (danger)
; 隋 suí (Sui)
; 院 yuàn (courtyard)
; 啊 á (what?)
; 阻 zǔ (to hinder)
; 防 fáng (to protect)
妇 fù (woman)
父 fù (father)
富 fù (rich)
⻏ fù (place)
Different tone夫 fū (husband)
褔 fú (blessing)
福 fú (good fortune)
弗 fú (not)
Stroke order for character 阝, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license ➚
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