Meaning of 海

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Pinyin: hǎi
English Definition: ocean; sea; Classifiers: ; great number of people or things; (dialect) numerous
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Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
上海 shàng hǎi Shanghai municipality, central east China, abbr. to
海洋 hǎi yáng ocean; Classifiers:
海外 hǎi wài overseas; abroad
海关 hǎi guān customs (i.e. border crossing inspection); Classifiers:
海军 hǎi jūn navy
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