Meaning of 然

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Pinyin: rán
English Definition: correct; right; so; thus; like this; -ly
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (fire) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words:
虽然 [ suī rán ]: although; even though; even if
当然 [ dāng rán ]: only natural; as it should be; certainly; of course; without doubt
然后 [ rán hòu ]: after; then (afterwards); after that; afterwards
突然 [ rán ]: sudden; abrupt; unexpected
然而 [ rán ér ]: however; yet; but
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