Meaning of 恒

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(Trad.: 恆)
Pinyin: héng
English Definition: permanent; constant; fixed; usual; ordinary; rule (old); one of the 64 hexagrams of the Book of Changes (䷟)
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Ideographic: A constant heart ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ xīn ] heart; mind; soul
    • [ gèn ] to extend across, through; from
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Example Words
永恒 yǒng héng eternal; everlasting; fig. to pass into eternity (i.e. to die)
恒星 héng xīng (fixed) star
持之以恒 chí zhī héng to pursue unremittingly (idiom); to persevere
守恒 shǒu héng conservation (e.g. of energy, momentum or heat in physics); to remain constant (of a number)
恒定 héng dìng constant
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Example Sentences
The Kepler 11 solar system is interesting not just because it has more planets than any we've observed outside our own, but also because it's extremely compact.
It will be your best choice, whether you are on business, or on trip.
When I flail my arms around I generate work and heat. This is not a constant volume process.
Normally this is used for a reaction in the condensed phases and liquid usually.
His seed shall endure for ever, and his throne as the sun before me.