Meaning of 和

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Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
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    • cereal, grain, rice; plant, stalk
    • mouth; entrance, gate, opening
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  • Pinyin:

    English Definition: and; together with; with; sum; union; peace; harmony; Taiwan pr. [han4] when it means "and" or "with"
    Example Words:
    不饱和 [ bǎo ]: unsaturated
    世界和平 [ shì jiè píng ]: world peace
    和谐 [ xié ]: harmonious; harmony; (euphemism) to censor
    饱和 [ bǎo ]: saturation
    共和国 [ gòng guó ]: republic
  • Pinyin:

    English Definition: to compose a poem in reply (to sb's poem) using the same rhyme sequence; to join in the singing; to chime in with others
    Example Words:
    附和 [ ]: to agree; to go along with; to echo (what sb says)
    一唱一和 [ chàng ]: to echo one another (idiom)
  • Pinyin:

    English Definition: to complete a set in mahjong or playing cards
    Example Words:
    和牌 [ pái ]: to win in mahjong
  • Pinyin: huó

    English Definition: to combine a powdery substance (flour, plaster etc) with water; Taiwan pr. [huo4]
    Example Words:
    和面 [ huó miàn ]: to knead dough
    必和必拓 [ huó tuò ]: BHP Billiton (Anglo-Australian mining corporation)
  • Pinyin: huò

    English Definition: to mix (ingredients) together; to blend; classifier for rinses of clothes; classifier for boilings of medicinal herbs
    Example Words:
    混和 [ hùn huò ]: mixture; amalgam
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