Meaning of 含

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Pinyin: hán
English Definition: to keep; to contain; to suck (keep in your mouth without chewing)
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ jīn ] modern, current; today, now
    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
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Example Words:
包含 [ bāo hán ]: to contain; to embody; to include
含义 [ hán ]: meaning (implicit in a phrase); implied meaning; hidden meaning; hint; connotation
含糊 [ hán hu ]: ambiguous; vague; careless; perfunctory
内含 [ nèi hán ]: to contain; to include
含有 [ hán yǒu ]: to contain; including
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