The Radical: 用


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Meaning
use, need    用

Explanation

Used in these Kanji:
JLPT HSK 3
to use, employ, have to, to eat or drink
yòng
Image of a fence
A fence can be used.
JLPT HSK 5
to embrace, to wrap around, throng, swarm
yōng
Left: hand , right: use, employ (A fence can be used.)
The hand is used for embracing.
JLPT HSK 5
to throw, to fling, to swing, to leave behind
shuǎi

Use sth. with a "handle for use " when: throwing.
JLPT HSK 6
ordinary, to use (often negative)
yōng
广
Outside: building 广, below: hand , holding a pestle , combined with use
When in a building a hand uses a pestle, it is very ordinary.
JLPT HSK 6
to employ, to hire, servant
yōng, yòng
Left: person , right: to use, need (A fence can be used.)
The person, who is needed is the: employed servant.
JLPT HSK 6
need not, not necessary
béng
Top: not (Four strokes are not enough!), bottom: use, need (A fence is needed.)
"Not needed" means: Not necessary!
JLPT no HSK
just, just now

Top: hand holding a device , bottom: use, employ [a fence can be used]
A hand in which a device is used: just now.

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