Meaning of 驯

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(Trad.: 馴)
Pinyin: xùn
English Definition: to attain gradually; to tame; Taiwan pr. [xun2]
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (horse) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
驯服 xùn to tame; tame; docile
驯化 xùn huà to tame; to domesticate
驯养 xùn yǎng to domesticate; to raise and train
驯鹿 xùn reindeer
驯良 xùn liáng docile; tame
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Example Sentences
If he charged, I could shoot; if he took no notice of me, it would be safe to leave him until the mahout came back.
Gripping my hair with both hands, his own long hair blowing in the wind, he rode me like a mahout rides a baggy old elephant.
And when they work they have to have a very skilled handler around them.
"I did it only once," said the new tamer, "to look for Dad."
W:This is a pilot reading program. Twice a week handlers bring their dogs here so that students can read to them.