Meaning of 往

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Pinyin: wǎng
English Definition: to go (in a direction); to; towards; (of a train) bound for; past; previous
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (step) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ chì ] to step with the left foot
    • Above to below
      • [ wáng ] king, ruler; royal; surname
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Example Words:
往往 [ wǎng wǎng ]: usually; in many cases; more often than not
交往 [ jiāo wǎng ]: to associate (with); to have contact (with); to hang out (with); to date; (interpersonal) relationship; association; contact
往返 [ wǎng fǎn ]: to go back and forth; to go to and fro; round trip
以往 [ wǎng ]: in the past; formerly
向往 [ xiàng wǎng ]: to yearn for; to look forward to
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