Meaning of 韧

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(Trad.: 韌)
Pinyin: rèn
English Definition: annealed; pliable but strong; tough; tenacious
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (leather) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ wéi ] tanned leather; surname
    • [ rèn ] edged tool, cutlery, knife edge
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Example Words
坚韧 jiān rèn tough and durable; tenacious
坚韧不拔 jiān rèn firm and indomitable (idiom); tenacious and unyielding
韧性 rèn xìng toughness
韧劲 rèn jìn tenacity
柔韧 róu rèn pliable and tough; supple and strong; flexible
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Example Sentences
The coach told me to stretch my ligaments.
Mongolians are renowned for their bravery and resilience.
Practicing yoga can improve body flexibility and muscle strength.
My weakness is giving up too easily, lacking persistence and tenacity.
In the competition, he showed excellent skills and tenacious willpower.