Meaning of 按

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Pinyin: àn
English Definition: to press; to push; to leave aside or shelve; to control; to restrain; to keep one's hand on; to check or refer to; according to; in the light of; (of an editor or author) to make a comment
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Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (hand) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
按照 àn zhào according to; in accordance with; in the light of; on the basis of
按时 àn shí on time; before deadline; on schedule
编者按 biān zhě àn editor's commentary
按摩 àn massage; to massage
按期 àn on schedule; on time
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