Meaning of 碗

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Pinyin: wǎn
English Definition: bowl; cup; Classifiers:
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (stone) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
饭碗 fàn wǎn rice bowl; fig. livelihood; job; way of making a living
茶碗 chá wǎn teacup
铁饭碗 tiě fàn wǎn secure employment (lit. iron rice bowl)
盖碗 gài wǎn lidded teacup
金饭碗 jīn fàn wǎn secure and lucrative job
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Example Sentences
The cold-noodle priced three point five always love me.
This process can be done with anything, from washing dishes to reading to writing.
Why should you compare what you' re doing now (washing dishes) with anything else?
The cake is made in a large bowl.
A server came to our table with a cluster of small white bowls, which a few of my colleagues politely declined.