Meaning of 回

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(Trad.: 迴)
Pinyin: huí
English Definition: to circle; to go back; to turn around; to answer; to return; to revolve; Hui ethnic group (Chinese Muslims); time; classifier for acts of a play; section or chapter (of a classic book); to curve; to return; to revolve
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Ideographic: Originally, a spiral signifying return
Character Formation:
  • Full surround
    • [ wéi ] enclosure; border
    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
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Example Words:
回答 [ huí ]: to reply; to answer; the answer; Classifiers:
回忆 [ huí ]: to recall; memories; Classifiers:
回顾 [ huí ]: to look back; to review
回避 [ huí ]: to shun; to avoid (sb); to skirt; to evade (an issue); to step back; to withdraw; to recuse (a judge etc)
回收 [ huí shōu ]: to recycle; to reclaim; to retrieve; to recover; to recall (a defective product)
More: 回* | *回 | *回*
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