Meaning of 友

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Pinyin: yǒu
English Definition: friend
Total strokes: 4; Radical:
Ideographic: Two hands joined, representing friendship; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper left
    • [ yòu ] and, also, again, in addition
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Example Words:
友谊 [ yǒu ]: companionship; fellowship; friendship
友好 [ yǒu hǎo ]: Youhao district of Yichun city 伊春市 , Heilongjiang
友好 [ yǒu hǎo ]: friendly; amicable; close friend
盆友 [ pén yǒu ]: (Internet slang) friend (pun on 朋友 )
龟友 [ guī yǒu ]: turtle enthusiast
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