丨 gǔn line
Number of strokes 1
Index 2 used in: 夫 fū (husband)
; 中 zhōng (centre)
; 书 shū (book)
; 未 wèi (not yet)
; 行 xíng (permitted)
; 画 huà (to draw)
; 直 zhí (straight)
; 旧 jiù (old)
; 铺 pù (store)
Stroke order for character 丨, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license ➚
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