Made up of [ female; woman radical 38, snout radical 58]
Alternative traditional form of character:
Made with 6 strokes.
Simplified form of a woman with a broom meaning wife or married woman
Ancient small seal form Small seal

Related characters

Also uses component: ǎi (low) ān (peace) (paternal aunt) hǎo (good) hūn (to marry) jiě (elder sister) lóu (multi-story building) (mother) mèi (younger sister) nǎi (milk) (as) shǐ (to begin) (she) wàng (absurd) xìng (surname) yào (want)
Also uses component: dāng (to be) guī (to return)

Sounds same

(father) (rich) ('left ear') (place)

Different tone

(husband) (good fortune) (not) (clothes) (to trust)

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巧妇难为无米之炊 qiǎo fù nán wéi wú mǐ zhī chuī You need to assemble the right materials for a job
再作冯妇 zài zuò féng fù Returning to old ways and habits. Feng Fu was a renowned tiger hunter from the state of Jin in the Zhou dynasty. After a successful career he vowed never to hurt another living thing. However when he chanced upon a local hunt for a vicious tiger he could not resist temptation to go back to old ways and killed the tiger single handed.