liù six; 6

Made up of [ tóu head; lid radical 8, eight; 8 radical 12]
Made with 4 strokes.
Contains the element indication for division to suggest it is an even number as in 4,6 and 8
Ancient small seal form Small seal

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Also uses tóu component: hēng (prosperous) jīng (capital) (area) shāng (commerce) shì (market) wáng (to die) (night) (also)
Also uses component: dài (to respect) fēn (divide) gòng (common) gōng (public) guān (shut) huáng (yellow) líng (mound) (his) shāng (commerce) (four) xīng (prosper) xué (cave)

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stroke order for 六
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六安 Lu'an, Anhui


三十六计,走为上策 sān shí liù jì, zǒu wéi shàng cè Sometimes it is best to avoid conflict altogether. Flight can be the best option. 'The Thirty-Six Stratagems' was written by the great military thinker Sun Zi


wǒ yǒu liù zhāng hóng piào I have six red tickets