六 liù



六 liù is the numeral 6.

The pictogram evolution is that of a shed or cabin. The hand sign for the number 6 is your thumb out, other fingers clasped and pinky out. The connection to the number 6 is also vast. A cube has 6 sides. In nature, bees produce 6 sided honeycomb patterns. In math, 6 is considered a perfect number because its sum equals its proper dividers. It is the smallest even perfect number. People with 6 fingers are called sexdactyls. (And, we draw the line there for you to read more) From Wiktionary: https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/六 From Number 6: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/6