to pull; to drag; to draw

Made up of [ shǒu hand radical 64, stand; rise radical 117]
Similar looking characters : wèi (position)
Made with 8 strokes.
The 'hand' radical helps with meaning and rough phonetic 'li' to stand

Related characters

Also uses shǒu component: (to hold) bàn (to act) bào (to announce) bào (to hold) dān (to undertake) gǎo (to do) (skill) qiú (to beat) tái (to lift) tuī (to push) (I (me)) zhǎo (to try to find)
Also uses component: qīn (parent) tóng (boy servant) wèi (position) yīn (sound) zhàn (station)

Different tone


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拉萨 Lhasa, Tibet