shòu to receive; to accept; to suffer

Made up of [ zhuǎ claw radical 87, yòu also; in addition; and radical 29]
Made with 8 strokes.
A picture of a claw or crown above a right hand offering a plate - and therefore 'to receive' - the form has since been simplified

Related characters


Also uses zhuǎ component: ài (love) fú (to trust)
Also uses yòu component: bào (to announce) dù (to pass) duì (right) fà (to send out) fǎn (contrary) fú (clothes) hàn (chinese) huān (merry) jí (and) jī (fowl) jiān (difficult) nán (difficult) qǔ (to take) shèng (holy) shù (tree) shuāng (pair) yǒu (friend) zé (pool) zhī (to support)

Different tone

shǒu (hand) shǒu (hand) shǒu (head)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

逆来顺受 nì lái shùn shòu Deal with things as they happen; do not put them off