Meaning of 研

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Pinyin: yán
English Definition: to grind; study; research
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (stone) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ shí ] stone, rock, mineral
    • [ kāi ] to open; to start, to initiate, to begin
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Example Words
研究 yán jiū research; a study; Classifiers: ; to research; to look into
科研 yán (scientific) research
研制 yán zhì to manufacture; to develop
研讨会 yán tǎo huì discussion forum; seminar
研究所 yán jiū suǒ research institute; graduate studies; graduate school; Classifiers:
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