yòu also; in addition; and

Similar looking characters : wén (script)
Made with 2 strokes.
Picture of the lines of the palm of the right hand

Sounds same

yòu (right)

Different tone

yōu (distant) yóu (outstanding) yóu (to follow) yǒu (friend) yǒu (have) yǒu (wine vessel)


Index 29 used in: bào (to announce) ; (to pass) ; duì (right) ; (to send out) ; fǎn (contrary) ; (clothes) ; hàn (chinese) ; huān (merry) ; (and) ; (fowl) ; jiān (difficult) ; nán (difficult) ; (to take) ; shèng (holy) ; shòu (to receive) ; shù (tree) ; shuāng (pair) ; yǒu (friend) ; (pool) ; zhī (to support)

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赔了夫人又折兵 péi le fū rén yòu zhé bīng Hatching an evil plot that backfires spectacularly. The story is that Sun Quan in the Three Kingdoms period wanted to take territory from the Shu kingdom. He offered his sister's hand in marriage but secretly plotted to attack Liu Bei's troops at the ceremony. Master strategist Zhuge Liang saw through the trap and Liu Bei managed to marry Sun's sister as well as defeat Sun's troops.