Meaning of 呐

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(Trad.: 吶)
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
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  • Pinyin:
    English Definition: battle cry
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    呐喊 hǎn shout; rallying cry; cheering; to shout
    唢呐 suǒ suona, Chinese shawm (oboe), used in festivals and processions or for military purposes; also written 锁呐 ; also called 喇叭
    摇旗呐喊 yáo hǎn to wave flags and shout battle cries (idiom); to egg sb on; to give support to
    锁呐 suǒ suona, Chinese shawm; see 唢呐
    声呐 shēng sonar
    More: 呐* | *呐 | *呐*
  • Pinyin: na
    English Definition: sentence-final particle (abbr. for 呢啊 )
Example Sentences
It is sonar.
So obviously, not a good thing, but amazingly easy to fall into this trap.
Oh breasts, is there anything you cannot do?
All these happened just in my lifetime but I'm not even old yet.
I can feel you looking at me with pity, thinking, "Oh my God, what century does this guy come from?