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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
Yú | Yu2
English translation
surname Yu
fish
CL: tiáo
> tiáo [tiáo], wěi [wěi]

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Number of strokes

8

Traditional form

Contains the radical

Part of speech

Noun / 名词 míng cí Míngcí

Learning hint

A fish swimming upwards

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Type

pictographic

Positional decomposition

⿱⿱⺈田一

Explanation

Simplified form of . Pictograph of a fish.

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渔夫 yú fū men huí le 装满 zhuāng mǎn de 渔网 yú wǎng .

The fishermen drew in their nets full of fish.

tài lǎo le ,不能 bù néng yòng 棍子 gùn zi 鲨鱼 shā yú le .

I am too old to club sharks to death.

qún 小小 xiǎo xiǎo de 闪闪 shǎn shǎn 发光 fā guāng de 鱼儿东游西 cuàn 隐忽 xiàn .

A school of tiny, glittering fish flicked hither and thither.

shì 海洋 hǎiyáng 渔业 yú yè 11 zài 东澳人工 réngōng jiāo Ōu 增殖 zēng zhí 放流36 wěi 鱼苗 yú miáo .

Title : Zhuhai Ocean and Fisheries Bureau Releases 360,000 Fish Fries.

duì 学生 xuésheng 鱼贯而, 共有 gòng yǒu 十四五 rén .

A group of students filed in, fourteen or fifteen all told.

Words with

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
fish
双鱼座 Shuāng yú zuò Pisces (constellation and sign of the zodiac)雙魚座
鲨鱼 shā yú shark鯊魚
钓鱼 diào yú to dupe釣魚
鳄鱼 è yú alligator鱷魚
鱿鱼 yóu yú squid魷魚
鲸鱼 jīng yú whale鯨魚
金枪鱼 jīn qiāng yú tuna金槍魚
捕鱼 bǔ yú to fish捕魚
美人鱼 měi rén yú mermaid美人魚
鱼类 yú lèi fishes魚類
章鱼 zhāng yú octopus章魚
金鱼 jīn yú goldfish金魚
炒鱿鱼 chǎo yóu yú to sack sb炒魷魚
鱼雷 yú léi torpedo魚雷
鲑鱼 guī yú salmon鮭魚
鱼缸 yú gāng fish tank魚缸
鱼子酱 yú zǐ jiàng caviar魚子醬
鲤鱼 lǐ yú carp鯉魚
鲍鱼 bào yú abalone鮑魚
鳗鱼 mán yú eel鰻魚
如鱼得水 rú yú dé shuǐ like a fish back in water (idiom); glad to be back in one's proper surroundings如魚得水
鱼翅 yú chì shark fin魚翅

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