Meaning of 算

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Pinyin: suàn
English Definition: to regard as; to figure; to calculate; to compute
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 14; Radical:
Ideographic: A bamboo abacus
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ zhú ] bamboo; flute
    • [ ] tool, implement; to draw up, to write
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Example Words
计算机 suàn computer; (Tw) calculator; Classifiers:
计算 suàn to count; to calculate; to compute; Classifiers:
算是 suàn shì considered to be; at last
预算 suàn budget
算了 suàn le let it be; let it pass; forget about it
More: 算* | *算 | *算*
Example Sentences
I think he will come today.
You said it.
We have counted you in.
Only then can you figure out what you can afford to pay.
Let me write that down, because we calculated that.