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Meaning of 还

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(Trad.: 還)
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Ideographic: Not 不 moving 辶
Character Formation:
  • Surround from lower left
    • to walk; walking
    • no, not, un-; negative prefix
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  • Pinyin: hái

    English Definition: still; still in progress; still more; yet; even more; in addition; fairly; passably (good); as early as; even; also; else
    Chinese Definition:
    ①依然,仍然:这本书还没有看完。
    ②更加:今天比昨天还冷。
    ③再,又:锻炼身体,还要注意休息。
    ④尚,勉强过得去:身体还好。
    ⑤尚且:他还搬不动,何况我呢?

    Example Words:
    还有 [ hái yǒu ]: furthermore; in addition; still; also
    还是 [ hái shi ]: or; still; nevertheless; had better
    八字还没一撇 [ hái méi piě ]: lit. there is not even the first stroke of the character ; things have not even begun to take shape; no sign of success yet
    八字还没一撇儿 [ hái méi piě r ]: lit. there is not even the first stroke of the character ; things have not even begun to take shape; no sign of success yet
    好戏还在后头 [ hǎo hái zài hòu tou ]: the best part of the show is yet to come; (with ironic tone) the worst is yet to come; you ain't seen nothin' yet
  • Pinyin: huán

    English Definition: to pay back; to return
    Chinese Definition:
    ①回到原处或恢复原状:还乡。还俗。衣锦还乡。返老还童。
    ②回报别人对自己的行动。还手。还击。以眼还眼。以牙还牙。
    ③偿付:归还。偿还。还本。原物奉还。
    ④古同“环”,环绕。
    ⑤姓氏。

    Example Words:
    还原 [ huán yuán ]: to restore to the original state; to reconstruct (an event); reduction (chemistry)
    偿还 [ cháng huán ]: to repay; to reimburse
    归还 [ guī huán ]: to return sth; to revert
    讨价还价 [ tǎo jià huán jià ]: to haggle over price
    还给 [ huán gěi ]: to return sth to sb
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