Meaning of 像

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Pinyin: xiàng
English Definition: to resemble; to be like; to look as if; such as; appearance; image; portrait; image under a mapping (math.)
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 14; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (person) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words:
好像 [ hǎo xiàng ]: as if; to seem like
肖像 [ xiào xiàng ]: portrait (painting, photo etc); (in a general sense) representation of a person; likeness
偶像 [ ǒu xiàng ]: idol
不像话 [ xiàng huà ]: unreasonable; shocking; outrageous
想像 [ xiǎng xiàng ]: to imagine; to conceive of; to visualize; imagination
More: 像* | *像 | *像*
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