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Meaning of 余

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(Trad.: 餘)
Pinyin:
English Definition: extra; surplus; remaining; remainder after division; (following numerical value) or more; in excess of (some number); residue (math.); after; I; me; (archaic) I; me; variant of , surplus
Chinese Definition:
①我:“余将老”。
②剩下来的,多出来的:剩余。余粮。余兴。余悸。余孽。节余。余生。余荫(指前人的遗泽,遗留的庇荫)。余勇可贾(还有剩余的力量可以使出来)。
③十、百、千等整数或名数后的零数:十余人。
④后:“劳动之余,欢歌笑语。”
⑤代词。第一人称代词,我或我的。
⑥姓氏。
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Total strokes: 7; Radical:
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Example Words
其余 the rest; the others; remaining; remainder; apart from them
业余 in one's spare time; outside working hours; amateur (historian etc)
余额 é balance (of an account, bill etc); surplus; remainder
剩余 shèng remainder; surplus
余地 margin; leeway
More: 余* | *余 | *余*
Example Sentences
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5
215
5
21
4
1
5
5
15
43
When you divide 215 by 5, divide 5 into 21, giving 4 with 1 remaining; then bring down the next figure 5, and divide this 15 by 5; the answer is 43.
2
What we did in our work decide what we will own while what we did outside our work decide what we will be.
3
Outside of work, she got to travel, but she still had to worry about safety: "I would never go alone or come back late.
4
When I asked him what he likes to do outside of work, he laughed: "This is my life.
5
1983
850
Since 1983, more than 850 research projects have received the subsidies of the State Social Sciences Fund and the Ministry of Culture.