Meaning of 转

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(Trad.: 轉)
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (cart) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ chē ] cart, vehicle; to move in a cart
    • [ zhuān ] concentrated, specialized; to monopolize
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  • Pinyin: zhuàn

    English Definition: to revolve; to turn; to circle about; to walk about; classifier for revolutions (per minute etc): revs, rpm; classifier for repeated actions
  • Pinyin: zhuǎi

    English Definition: see 转文
  • Pinyin: zhuǎn

    English Definition: to turn; to change direction; to transfer; to forward (mail)
    Example Words:
    转变 [ zhuǎn biàn ]: to change; to transform; shift; transformation; Classifiers:
    转告 [ zhuǎn gào ]: to pass on; to communicate; to transmit
    转移 [ zhuǎn ]: to shift; to divert or distract (attention etc); to change; to transform; metastasis (medicine); to evacuate (people)
    旋转 [ xuán zhuǎn ]: to rotate; to revolve; to spin; to whirl
    扭转 [ niǔ zhuǎn ]: to reverse; to turn around (an undesirable situation)
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