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Meaning of 挽

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(Trad.: 輓)
Pinyin: wǎn
English Definition: to pull; to draw (a cart or a bow); to roll up; to coil; to carry on the arm; to lament the dead; (fig.) to pull against; to recover; variant of ; to draw (a cart); to lament the dead
Chinese Definition:
①拉,牵引:挽弓。挽留。
②设法使局势好转或恢复原状:挽救。力挽狂澜。
③追悼死人:挽词。挽联。挽幛。
④古同“晚”,后来的。
⑤同“绾”。

Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (hand) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
挽救 wǎn jiù to save; to remedy; to rescue
挽回 wǎn huí to retrieve; to redeem
挽留 wǎn liú to urge to stay; to detain
挽联 wǎn lián elegiac couplet
挽联 wǎn lián elegiac couplet
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