Meaning of 喃

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Pinyin: nán
English Definition: mumble in repetition
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ nán ] south; southern; southward
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Example Words
喃喃 nán nán (onom.) to mutter; to mumble; to murmur
呢喃 nán (onom.) twittering of birds; whispering; murmuring
呋喃 nán furan (furfuran, used in making nylon) (loanword)
呋喃西林 nán lín furacilinum (loanword)
呢喃细语 nán whispering in a low voice (idiom); murmuring
More: 喃* | *喃 | *喃*
Example Sentences
"See you Monday, " I mumbled .
what would you like have breakfast?
The seafood of Hainan is very popular.
Lucy: How long did you stay there?
Sanya is the southernmost city in China.