Meaning of 哼

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Pinyin: hēng
English Definition: to groan; to snort; to hum; to croon; humph!
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ hēng ] prospering, going smoothly
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Example Words
气哼哼 hēng hēng enraged; furious; livid
哼唧 hēng ji whisper
哼哧 hēng chī to puff hard (e.g. after running)
哼唱 hēng chàng to hum; to croon
嗯哼 en hēng uh-huh
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