yuàn courtyard; institution

Made up of [ 'left ear'; 'right of mound' radical 170, mián roof radical 40, yuán primary; first; dollar ]
Made with 9 strokes.
Includes 'mound' and 'roof' gives idea of a building or courtyard, 'yuan' gives the pronunciation

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Also uses component: á (what?) fáng (to protect) jì (border) líng (mound) suí (Sui) xiǎn (danger) yáng (yang) yīn (yin) zǔ (to hinder)
Also uses mián component: ān (peace) bǎo (jewel) dìng (to set) fù (rich) gōng (palace) guān (official) hán (cold) jiā (house) kè (customer) nìng (better) róng (to hold) shì (room) shí (real) song (Song) tā (it) xué (cave) yí (proper) zāi (disaster) zì (letter)
Also uses yuán component: wán (toy) yuǎn (far) yuán (park)

Sounds same

yuàn (to hope)

Different tone

yuán (primary) yuán (former) yuán (park) yuán (person) yuǎn (far)

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Pronunciation

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