Meaning of 勇

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Pinyin: yǒng
English Definition: brave
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (strength) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ yǒng ] path; river in Ningbo; Ningbo
    • [ ] strength, power; capability, influence
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Example Words
勇气 yǒng courage; valor
勇敢 yǒng gǎn brave; courageous
勇于 yǒng to dare to; to be brave enough to
英勇 yīng yǒng heroic; gallant; valiant
见义勇为 jiàn yǒng wéi to see what is right and act courageously (idiom, from Analects); to stand up bravely for the truth; acting heroically in a just cause
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Example Sentences
But I'm no longer as eager to put the past behind me as I was in the past.
I think a man of courage will value truth and justice, and not hesitate in his actions to do what he thinks is right, There is no such word as fear in his dictionary.
Ever since we became an independent nation, each generation has seen an uprising of ordinary Americans to save the American Dream from the forces which appear to be overwhelming it.
The enemies you confront will come to know your skill and bravery. The people you liberate will witness the honorable and decent spirit of the American military.
I don' t like hugely stimulating experiences, such as rides at an amusement park.