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The Chinese word yu - 语 - yŭ
(language in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

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English translations

language, to speak, saying, non-verbal means of communication,
to say

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 语 ( yŭ ) correctly?"

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Chinese characters  ( yu / yŭ ) with pronunciation (English translation: language )
语 ( yu / yŭ ) in traditional characters
Character complexity
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is composed of 9 strokes and therefore is of low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

mouth  |  to say
语 ( yu / yŭ ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 379)
Chinese example words containing the character 语 ( yu / yŭ )
北京语言学院 ( Bĕijīng Yŭyán Xuéyuàn = Beijing Languages Institute ), 宾语 ( bīnyŭ = object ), 成语 ( chéngyŭ = idiom ), 词语 ( cíyŭ = term ), 定语 ( dìngyŭ = attribute ), 短语 ( duănyŭ = phrase ), 口语 ( kŏuyŭ = spoken language ), 同位语 ( tóngwèiyŭ = appositive ), 外语 ( wàiyŭ = foreign language ), 谓语 ( wèiyŭ = predicate ), 语法 ( yŭfă = grammar ), 语气 ( yŭqì = mood ), 语态 ( yŭtài = voice ), 语言 ( yŭyán = language ), 语言学 ( yŭyánxué = linguistics ), 主语 ( zhŭyŭ = subject )
Other characters that are pronounced yŭ in Chinese
More words that mean language in Chinese
yŭyán ( 语言 )
More words that mean to speak in Chinese
jiăng ( 讲 ), shuō ( 说 ), shuōhuà ( 说话 )

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