Meaning of 忘

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Pinyin: wàng
English Definition: to forget; to overlook; to neglect
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (heart) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ wáng ] death, destruction; to lose; to perish
    • [ xīn ] heart; mind; soul
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Example Words:
忘记 [ wàng ]: to forget
备忘录 [ bèi wàng ]: memorandum; aide-memoire; memorandum book
废寝忘食 [ fèi qǐn wàng shí ]: to neglect sleep and forget about food (idiom); to skip one's sleep and meals; to be completely wrapped up in one's work
忘掉 [ wàng diào ]: to forget
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