Meaning of 远

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(Trad.: 遠)
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (walk) conveys the meaning.
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  • Pinyin: yuǎn

    English Definition: far; distant; remote; (intensifier in a comparison) by far; much (lower etc)
    Example Words:
    永远 [ yǒng yuǎn ]: forever; eternal
    遥远 [ yáo yuǎn ]: distant; remote
    任重道远 [ rèn zhòng dào yuǎn ]: a heavy load and a long road; fig. to bear heavy responsibilities through a long struggle (cf Confucian Analects, 8.7)
    疏远 [ shū yuǎn ]: to drift apart; to become estranged; to alienate; estrangement
    远远 [ yuǎn yuǎn ]: distant; by far
    More: 远* | *远 | *远*
  • Pinyin: yuàn

    English Definition: to distance oneself from (classical)
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