Meaning of 惯

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(Trad.: 慣)
Pinyin: guàn
English Definition: accustomed to; used to; indulge; to spoil (a child)
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (heart) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ xīn ] heart; mind; soul
    • [ guàn ] to pierce, to string up; a string of 1000 coins
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Example Words
习惯 guàn habit; custom; usual practice; to be used to; Classifiers:
惯例 guàn convention; usual practice
惯性 guàn xìng (physics) inertia; (fig.) force of habit; tendency to do things in the accustomed way; habitual
司空见惯 kōng jiàn guàn a common occurrence (idiom)
惯用 guàn yòng to use habitually; habitual; customary
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Example Sentences
She is accustomed to traveling alone.
He has already adapted to the new environment.
Reading is a good habit.
Taking a walk after dinner is a good habit.
I have been used to exercising early in the morning since I was a child.