Meaning of 喂

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Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ wèi ] fear, dread, awe, reverence
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  • Pinyin: wèi

    English Definition: hey; to feed (an animal, baby, invalid etc)
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    喂养 [ wèi yǎng ]: to feed (a child, domestic animal etc); to keep; to raise (an animal)
    喂奶 [ wèi nǎi ]: to breast-feed
    母乳喂养 [ wèi yǎng ]: breast feeding
    喂哺 [ wèi ]: to feed (a baby)
    喂母乳 [ wèi ]: breast feeding
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  • Pinyin: wéi

    English Definition: hello (when answering the phone)
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