Meaning of 院

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Pinyin: yuàn
English Definition: courtyard; institution; Classifiers:
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (place) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] place, town, city
    • [ wán ] to complete, to finish, to settle; whole
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Example Words:
医院 [ yuàn ]: hospital; Classifiers:
法院 [ yuàn ]: court of law; court
国务院 [ guó yuàn ]: State Council (PRC); State Department (USA)
曼荷莲学院 [ màn lián xué yuàn ]: Mount Holyoke College (South Hadley, Massachusetts)
院线 [ yuàn xiàn ]: theater chain (abbr. for 电影院线 )
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