Meaning of 自

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English Definition: self; oneself; from; since; naturally; surely
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Pictographic: A nose; in China, people refer to themselves by pointing to their noses
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] eye; to look, to see; division, topic
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Example Words:
自己 [ ]: oneself; one's own
自由 [ yóu ]: freedom; free; liberty; Classifiers:
来自 [ lái ]: to come from (a place); From: (in email header)
自然 [ rán ]: nature; natural; naturally
自身 [ shēn ]: itself; oneself; one's own
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