|Pinyin||yǒu (third tone)|
|Sounds more like 'yow' than 'you'|
The character is believed to be derived from the pictogram of a hand grasping a piece of meat (rou). As the marks for 'meat' and 'moon' are somewhat similar over the years the character has changed to that of a hand grasping the moon.
|I||[plural]||have||ten||[of]||books||= we have ten books|
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