Meaning of 管

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Pinyin: guǎn
English Definition: to take care (of); to control; to manage; to be in charge of; to look after; to run; to care about; tube; pipe; woodwind; classifier for tube-shaped objects; particle similar to in ... constructions; writing brush; (coll.) to; towards
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 14; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (bamboo) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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Example Words
管理 guǎn to supervise; to manage; to administer; management; administration; Classifiers:
尽管 jǐn guǎn despite; although; even though; in spite of; unhesitatingly; do not hesitate (to ask, complain etc); (go ahead and do it) without hesitating
不管 guǎn not to be concerned; regardless of; no matter
主管 zhǔ guǎn in charge; responsible for; person in charge; manager
监管 jiān guǎn to oversee; to take charge of; to supervise; to administer; supervisory; supervision
More: 管* | *管 | *管*
Example Sentences
No matter what you say, I'll try again.
Not for that we have dominion over your faith, but are helpers of your joy: for by faith ye stand.
No matter what you want to do, please look before you leap.
First let me say that you should always wear these things despite what I say below.
I have presribed you a tube of ointment.