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Flashcards in Stroke Order Deck (20):
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What is the general rule for all strokes?

Start from top to bottom, left to right.

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2

What comes first, horizontal or vertical strokes?

First horizontal, then vertical

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3

What is the stroke order for this character?

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4

Which diagonal stroke comes first in this character?

Write right-to left diagonals before left-to-right diagonals.

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What is the stroke order for this character?

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6

In a vertically-symmetrical character like 水, which stroke comes first?

Write center vertical strokes before left and right sides in a vertically symmetrical character

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What is the stroke order for this character?

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8

How many strokes do you use to write boxes?

Three strokes

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9

In a character like 国, which comes first, enclosure or contents?

Enclosure before contents

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10

What is the stroke order for this character?

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11

What stroke comes last in a character like 近?

Bottom enclosure strokes go last

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12

What is the stroke order for this character?

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13

In a character like 律, which stroke comes last?

Strokes that pass through a lot of other strokes go last (in this case, the vertical stroke on the right side of the character)

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14

What is the stroke order for this character?

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15

As a rule of thumb, what kind of strokes always go last in a character like 玉?

Dots and minor strokes go last

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16

What is the stroke order for this character?

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17

Do these rules apply to all Chinese characters?

No, there will always be exceptions to the rules. For the most part, these stroke order patterns will apply to the characters you encounter in your Chinese studies.

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What is the stroke order for this character?

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19

What is the stroke order for this character?

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20

What is the stroke order for this character?

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