Meaning of 瞒

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(Trad.: 瞞)
Pinyin: mán
English Definition: to conceal from; to keep (sb) in the dark
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 15; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (eye) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] eye; to look, to see; division, topic
    • Above to below
      • [ cǎo ] grass, weed, plant, herb
      • [ liǎng ] two, both, pair, couple; ounce
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Example Words
隐瞒 yǐn mán to conceal; to hide (a taboo subject); to cover up the truth
瞒报 mán bào to conceal or deceive in a report; to falsify by over- or underreporting
瞒骗 mán piàn to deceive; to conceal
欺上瞒下 shàng mán xià to cheat superiors and defraud subordinates (idiom)
瞒天过海 mán tiān guò hǎi to cross the sea by a trick (idiom); to achieve one's aim by underhanded means
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Example Sentences
He cheats on his wife.
His response was very honest, even if it was detrimental to himself.