Meaning of 废

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(Trad.: 廢, 癈)
Pinyin: fèi
English Definition: to abolish; to abandon; to abrogate; to discard; to depose; to oust; crippled; abandoned; waste; variant of ; disabled
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical: 广
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; 广 (A dragon inside a house 广) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper left
    • 广 [ guǎng ] broad, vast, wide; building, house
    • [ ] to issue, to dispatch, to send out; hair
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Example Words
废物 fèi rubbish; waste material; useless person
废水 fèi shuǐ waste water; drain water; effluent
废除 fèi chú to abolish; to abrogate; to repeal
废止 fèi zhǐ to repeal (a law); to put an end to; abolition; annulled
废旧 fèi jiù worn out; old-fashioned and dilapidated
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