Meaning of 依

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English Definition: to depend on; to comply with or listen to sb; according to; in the light of
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (person) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ rén ] man, person; people
    • [ ] cloth; clothes, apparel; dress, coat
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Example Words:
依然 [ rán ]: still; as before
依靠 [ kào ]: to rely on sth (for support etc); to depend on
依据 [ ]: according to; basis; foundation
依赖 [ lài ]: to depend on; to be dependent on
依旧 [ jiù ]: as before; still
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