Meaning of 玩

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Pinyin: wán
English Definition: to play; to have fun; to trifle with; toy; sth used for amusement; curio or antique (Taiwan pr. [wan4]); to keep sth for entertainment
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (jade) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ wáng ] king, ruler; royal; surname
    • [ yuán ] first; dollar; origin; head
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Example Words
开玩笑 kāi wán xiào to play a joke; to make fun of; to joke
玩具 wán plaything; toy
玩笑 wán xiào to joke; joke; jest
玩耍 wán shuǎ to play (as children do); to amuse oneself
玩弄 wán nòng to play with; to toy with; to dally with; to engage in; to resort to
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