wàn ten thousand; myriad; countless; 10000


Used as component in :

Note

A much stylized representation of a scorpion, that is the probable original phonetic association
Number of strokes: 3

Different tone

wān (bowl) wán (toy) wǎn (evening)

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 万
Stroke order for character 万, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Proverbs

读万卷书不如行万里路 dú wàn juǎn shū bù rú xíng wàn lǐ lù Learn from practical experience not from books
千山万水 qiān shān wàn shuǐ A long and arduous journey
鹏程万里 péng chéng wàn lǐ Emergence of great talent. The Peng Niao is a mythical bird of huge size and power that could fly huge distance with little effort. Said of someone of immense potential.

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