Meaning of 从

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(Trad.: 從)
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  • Pinyin: cóng
    English Definition: surname Cong; from; through; via; to follow; to obey; to engage in (an activity); never (in negative sentence); (Taiwan pr. [zong4]) retainer; assistant; accomplice; related by common paternal grandfather or earlier ancestor
    Example Words:
    无从 [ cóng ]: not to have access; beyond one's authority or capability; sth one has no way of doing
    从容不迫 [ cóng róng ]: calm; unruffled
    从而 [ cóng ér ]: thus; thereby
    从事 [ cóng shì ]: to go for; to engage in; to undertake; to deal with; to handle; to do
    服从 [ cóng ]: to obey (an order); to comply; to defer
  • Pinyin: zòng
    English Definition: second cousin