Meaning of 婚

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Pinyin: hūn
English Definition: to marry; marriage; wedding; to take a wife
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (woman) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] woman, girl; female
    • [ hūn ] dusk, nightfall, twilight, dark; to faint, to lose consciousness
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Example Words
结婚 jié hūn to marry; to get married; Classifiers:
婚姻 hūn yīn matrimony; wedding; marriage; Classifiers:
离婚 hūn to divorce; divorced from (one's spouse)
婚礼 hūn wedding ceremony; wedding; Classifiers:
婚姻法 hūn yīn marriage law
More: 婚* | *婚 | *婚*
Example Sentences
She got married to him.
She has already been married for three years.
We are going to have our wedding next year.
We got married a year ago.
The couple is getting ready to get married.