Meaning of 象

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Pinyin: xiàng
English Definition: elephant; Classifiers: ; shape; form; appearance; to imitate
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (boar) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to middle and below
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Stroke order image for Chinese character 象
Example Words
现象 xiàn xiàng phenomenon; Classifiers: , ; appearance
形象 xíng xiàng image; form; figure; Classifiers: ; visualization; vivid
对象 duì xiàng target; object; partner; boyfriend; girlfriend; Classifiers:
想象 xiǎng xiàng to imagine; to fancy; Classifiers:
印象 yìn xiàng impression
More: 象* | *象 | *象*
Example Sentences
It' s not like we just stumbled upon this subject.
A nice young man like you must not be seen with a woman like me.
You talk like an old man yourself.
She looked more like me.
And the guy who can paint like a master but crashed out of school in grade nine, what about him?