Meaning of 和

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Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
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    • [ ] cereal, grain, rice; plant, stalk
    • [ kǒu ] 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:
    和平 [ píng ]: Heping district of Shenyang city 沈阳市 , Liaoning; Hoping township in Taichung county 台中县 , Taiwan
    和平 [ píng ]: peace; peaceful
    和谐 [ xié ]: harmonious; harmony; (euphemism) to censor
    More: 和* | *和 | *和*
  • 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
  • Pinyin:

    English Definition: to complete a set in mahjong or playing cards
    Example Words:
    和牌 [ pái ]: to win in mahjong
    More: 和* | *和 | *和*
  • 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
    More: 和* | *和 | *和*
  • Pinyin: huò

    English Definition: to mix (ingredients) together; to blend; classifier for rinses of clothes; classifier for boilings of medicinal herbs
    Example Words:
    和稀泥 [ huò ]: to try to smooth things over; to paper over the issues; to gloss things over
    More: 和* | *和 | *和*
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