Meaning of 和

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Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
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    • [ ] cereal, grain, rice; plant, stalk
    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
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  • Pinyin:
    English Definition: and; together with; with; sum; union; peace; harmony; Taiwan pr. [han4] when it means "and" or "with"
    Example Words:
    和平 píng Heping district of Shenyang city 沈阳市 , Liaoning; Hoping township in Taichung county 台中县 , Taiwan
    和平 píng peace; peaceful
    和谐 xié harmonious; harmony; (euphemism) to censor
    共和国 gòng guó republic
    维和 wéi peacekeeping
    More: 和* | *和 | *和*
  • Pinyin:
    English Definition: to compose a poem in reply (to sb's poem) using the same rhyme sequence; to join in the singing; to chime in with others
    Example Words:
    附和 to agree; to go along with; to echo (what sb says)
    唱和 chàng antiphon (i.e. solo voice answered by chorus); sung reply (in agreement with first voice); to reply with a poem in the same rhythm
    随声附和 suí shēng to parrot other people's words (idiom); to chime in with others
    应和 yìng to echo one another; to respond (in agreement)
    一唱一和 chàng to echo one another (idiom)
    More: 和* | *和 | *和*
  • Pinyin:
    English Definition: to complete a set in mahjong or playing cards
    Example Words:
    和牌 pái to win in mahjong
    More: 和* | *和 | *和*
  • Pinyin: huó
    English Definition: to combine a powdery substance (flour, plaster etc) with water; Taiwan pr. [huo4]
    Example Words:
    和面 huó miàn to knead dough
    必和必拓 huó tuò BHP Billiton (Anglo-Australian mining corporation)
    More: 和* | *和 | *和*
  • Pinyin: huò
    English Definition: to mix (ingredients) together; to blend; classifier for rinses of clothes; classifier for boilings of medicinal herbs
    Example Words:
    拌和 bàn huò to mix and stir; to blend
    和稀泥 huò to try to smooth things over; to paper over the issues; to gloss things over
    混和 hùn huò mixture; amalgam
    More: 和* | *和 | *和*
Example Sentences
She got married to him.
He and she are classmates.
I play with my brother.
He works with me.
Do you know Lao Wang?