Meaning of 悠

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Pinyin: yōu
English Definition: long or drawn out; remote in time or space; leisurely; to swing; pensive; worried
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (heart) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ yōu ] distant, far; adverbial prefix
    • [ xīn ] heart; mind; soul
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Example Words
悠久 yōu jiǔ long (tradition, history etc)
悠悠 yōu yōu lasting for ages; long drawn out; remote in time or space; unhurried; a great number (of events); preposterous; pensive
悠闲 yōu xián variant of 悠闲 ; leisurely
悠闲 yōu xián leisurely; carefree; relaxed
悠扬 yōu yáng melodious; mellifluous
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