Meaning of 意

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English Definition: idea; meaning; thought; to think; wish; desire; intention; to expect; to anticipate; Italy; Italian; abbr. for 意大利
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
意义 sense; meaning; significance; importance; Classifiers:
意见 jiàn idea; opinion; suggestion; objection; complaint; Classifiers:
注意 zhù to take note of; to pay attention to
意识 shí consciousness; awareness; to be aware; to realize
愿意 yuàn to wish; to want; ready; willing (to do sth)
More: 意* | *意 | *意*
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