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
含量 hán liàng content; quantity contained
包含 bāo hán to contain; to embody; to include
含有 hán yǒu to contain; including
含义 hán meaning (implicit in a phrase); implied meaning; hidden meaning; hint; connotation
含糊 hán hu ambiguous; vague; careless; perfunctory
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