Meaning of 物

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English Definition: thing; object; matter; abbr. for physics 物理
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (ox) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ niú ] ox, cow, bull
    • [ ] must not, do not; without, never
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Example Words
人物 rén person; character (in a play, novel etc); protagonist; Classifiers:
物质 zhì matter; substance; material; materialistic; Classifiers:
动物 dòng animal; Classifiers:
生物 shēng organism; living creature; life form; biological; Classifiers:
植物 zhí plant; vegetation; Classifiers:
More: 物* | *物 | *物*
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