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yǒu

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yǒu Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
yǒu | you3
English translation
to have
there is
there are
to exist
to be
to have, to own, to possess; to exist

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About yǒu

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Number of strokes

6

Traditional form

yǒu

Contains the radical

yuè

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Etymology of yǒu

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

⿸? yuè

Phonetic compound

yuè

Explanation

Pictograph of a hand holding meat

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Example sentences using yǒu

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伊妮德 shì wèi hǎo 教师 jiào shī , duì 学生 xuésheng hěn yǒu 耐心 nàixīn .

Enid was a good teacher. She was very patient with her pupils.

也许 yěxǔ men de 工作 gōngzuò 还是 háishi duì huàn 一下 yīxià hǎo , gēng yǒu 经验 jīngyàn .

Perhaps you and I had better change over; you are more experienced.

hěn 幸运 xìngyùn , yǒu hǎo 嗓子 sǎngzi .

He is the fortunate possessor of a fine singing voice.

shì 街坊 jiē fāng shǎng 所有 suǒyǒu 孩子 háizi de hǎo 阿姨 āyí .

She is a good aunt to all the children in the neighbourhood.

jiā 商店 shāngdiàn 有些 yǒu xiē hěn hǎo de 苹果 píngguǒ 出售 chū shòu .

There are some nice apples on sale in that shop.

Words with yǒu

Explore 24 words and sayings that include the Chinese character yǒu in their composition.

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
yǒu to have yǒu
没有 méiyǒu haven't沒有
还有 hái yǒu furthermore還有
所有 suǒyǒu all所有 suǒyǒu
有关 yǒu guān to relate to有關
有些 yǒu xiē some有些 yǒu xiē
有人 yǒu rén someone有人 yǒu rén
具有 jù yǒu to have具有 jù yǒu
有点 yǒu diǎn a little有點
拥有 yōngyǒu to have擁有
有效 yǒu xiào effective有效 yǒu xiào
有的 yǒu de some (exist)有的 yǒu de
有趣 yǒuqù interesting有趣 yǒuqù
有所 yǒu suǒ somewhat有所 yǒu suǒ
有时 yǒu shí sometimes有時
有时候 yǒu shí hou sometimes有時候
有着 yǒu zhe to have有著
有限公司 yǒu xiàn gōng sī limited company有限公司 yǒu xiàn gōng sī
有意思 yǒu yì si interesting有意思 yǒu yì si
持有 chí yǒu to hold (passport, views etc)持有 chí yǒu
有限 yǒu xiàn limited有限 yǒu xiàn
现有 xiàn yǒu currently existing現有
共有 gòng yǒu in all共有 gòng yǒu
国有 guó yǒu public國有

yǒu Decomposition & Compounds

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yǒu Compounds

See all 35 Chinese words that contain the character yǒu in their composition.

  • yǒu
    • yáo
    • yòu
      • Suí , suǐ
    • duò
    • 贿 huì , wěi , yòu , yǒu , yòu , yòu , wěi , xiù , wěi , , , , , , xiáo , , , , , huì , , , , wěi ,
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