Meaning of 员

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(Trad.: 員)
Pinyin: yuán
English Definition: person; employee; member
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (money) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ bèi ] sea shell; money, currency
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Example Words:
服务员 [ yuán ]: waiter; waitress; attendant; customer service personnel; Classifiers:
演员 [ yǎn yuán ]: actor or actress; performer; Classifiers:
售货员 [ shòu huò yuán ]: salesperson; Classifiers:
人员 [ rén yuán ]: staff; crew; personnel; Classifiers:
员工 [ yuán gōng ]: staff; personnel; employee
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