Meaning of 院

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Pinyin: yuàn
English Definition: courtyard; institution; Classifiers:
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (place) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] place, town, city
    • [ wán ] to complete, to finish, to settle; whole
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Example Words
医院 yuàn hospital; Classifiers:
国务院 guó yuàn State Council (PRC); State Department (USA)
法院 yuàn court of law; court
学院 xué yuàn college; educational institute; school; faculty; Classifiers:
人民法院 rén mín yuàn people's court (of law); people's tribunal
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Example Sentences
So the Ministry of Examinations and the National Examination Center are right next to the University?
"Two of my friends were sent to hospital for one month, " she added, giving their names also.
What will be the next global cinematic hot spot?
Tuesday for a videoconference with the Administration's top national security aides.
The job finished, Old Bi led the visitor to a courtyard left by a former landlord.