Meaning of 夫

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Total strokes: 4; Radical:
Ideographic: A man wearing a coming-of-age hairpin
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] one; a, an; alone
    • [ ] big, great, vast, high, deep
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  • Pinyin:

    English Definition: husband; man; manual worker; conscripted laborer (old)
    Example Words:
    夫妇 [ ]: a (married) couple; husband and wife; Classifiers:
    夫妻 [ ]: husband and wife; married couple
    士大夫 [ shì ]: scholar officials
    船夫 [ chuán ]: boatman
    夫子 [ ]: Master; (old form of address for teachers, scholars); pedant
    More: 夫* | *夫 | *夫*
  • Pinyin:

    English Definition: (classical) this, that; he, she, they; (exclamatory final particle); (initial particle, introduces an opinion)
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