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Meaning of 向

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(Trad.: 嚮, 曏)
Pinyin: xiàng
English Definition: towards; to face; to turn towards; direction; to support; to side with; shortly before; formerly; always; all along; (suffix) suitable for ...; oriented to ...; variant of ; direction; orientation; to face; to turn toward; to; towards; shortly before; formerly; to tend toward; to guide; variant of
Chinese Definition:
①对着,朝着,与“背”相对:向背(baō)。向北。
②目标,意志所趋:志向。方向。
③偏袒,袒护:偏向。
④近,临:向晚。秋天漠漠向昏黑。
⑤从前:向日。向者。
⑥从开始到现在:向例。一向。
⑦姓氏。

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Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Character Formation:
  • Surround from above
    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
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Example Words
方向 fāng xiàng direction; orientation; path to follow; Classifiers:
走向 zǒu xiàng direction; strike (i.e. angle of inclination in geology); inclination; trend; to move towards; to head for
面向 miàn xiàng to face; to turn towards; to incline to; geared towards; catering for; -oriented; facial feature; appearance; aspect; facet
倾向 qīng xiàng trend; tendency; orientation
一向 xiàng always (previously); a period of time in the recent past
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