Meaning of 意

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English Definition: Italy; Italian; abbr. for 意大利 ; idea; meaning; thought; to think; wish; desire; intention; to expect; to anticipate
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (heart) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ yīn ] sound, tone, pitch, pronunciation
    • [ xīn ] heart; mind; soul
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Example Words:
意思 [ si ]: idea; opinion; meaning; wish; desire; interest; fun; token of appreciation, affection etc; Classifiers: ; to give as a small token; to do sth as a gesture of goodwill etc
注意 [ zhù ]: to take note of; to pay attention to
同意 [ tóng ]: to agree; to consent; to approve
愿意 [ yuàn ]: to wish; to want; ready; willing (to do sth)
满意 [ mǎn ]: satisfied; pleased; to one's satisfaction
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