Meaning of 载

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(Trad.: 載)
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (cart) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper right
    • [ zāi ] final exclamatory particle
    • [ chē ] cart, vehicle; to move in a cart
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  • Pinyin: zài

    English Definition: to carry; to convey; to load; to hold; to fill up; and; also; as well as; simultaneously
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    空载 [ kōng zài ]: (of a ship, train etc) not carrying any load (i.e. no passengers or freight etc); (electricity) no-load (used to describe the condition of a transformer when there is no load connected to its secondary coil)
    载体 [ zài ]: carrier (chemistry); vector (epidemiology); vehicle or medium
    上载 [ shàng zài ]: to upload
    加载 [ jiā zài ]: (of cargo etc) to load
    半载 [ bàn zài ]: half load
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  • Pinyin: zǎi

    English Definition: to record in writing; to carry (i.e. publish in a newspaper etc); Taiwan pr. [zai4]; year
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    下载 [ xià zǎi ]: to download; also pr. [xia4 zai4]
    记载 [ zǎi ]: to write down; to record; written account
    登载 [ dēng zǎi ]: to publish (in newspapers or magazines); to record (bookkeeping entries)
    一年半载 [ nián bàn zǎi ]: about a year
    刊载 [ kān zǎi ]: to publish
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