yù jade

Note

Originally a picture of three jade disks, the full character form uses a dot to distingish it from 'king' (wang)
Number of strokes: 4

Radical

Index 96 used in: used in: lǐ (texture) ; qiú (ball) ; quán (all) ; rùn (leap) ; wán (toy) ; xiàn (to appear) ; zhù (to live) ; zhǔ (owner)

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Sounds same

Different tone

yú (fish) yú (fishing) yú (in) yǔ (rain) yǔ (language) yǔ (to give)
Full character form of this simplified radical:

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People

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