Meaning of 永

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Pinyin: yǒng
English Definition: forever; always; perpetual
Total strokes: 5; Radical:
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    • [ shuǐ ] water, liquid, lotion, juice
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永远 [ yǒng yuǎn ]: forever; eternal
永恒 [ yǒng héng ]: eternal; everlasting; fig. to pass into eternity (i.e. to die)
永不生锈的螺丝钉 [ yǒng shēng xiù de luó dīng ]: a "screw that never rusts" — sb who selflessly and wholeheartedly serves the Communist Party, like Lei Feng 雷锋 , to whom the metaphor is attributed
永无宁日 [ yǒng níng ]: (in such circumstances) there will be no peace; one can never breathe easy
永久 [ yǒng jiǔ ]: everlasting; perpetual; lasting; forever; permanent
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