qiú to beat; to strike; to hit

Made up of [ shǒu hand radical 64, dīng nail; robust; adult man ]
Made with 5 strokes.
Combines 'hand' and 'nail' so obvious meaning 'to hit'

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Also uses shǒu component: (to hold) bàn (to act) bào (to announce) bào (to hold) dān (to undertake) gǎo (to do) (skill) (to pull) tái (to lift) tuī (to push) (I (me)) zhǎo (to try to find)
Also uses dīng component: dēng (lamp) nìng (better) xíng (permitted) (in)

Sounds same

qiú (autumn) qiú (ball) qiú (to seek)

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