Meaning of 憾

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Pinyin: hàn
English Definition: regret (sense of loss or dissatisfaction)
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 16; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (heart) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ xīn ] heart; mind; soul
    • [ gǎn ] to affect, to move, to touch; to perceive, to sense
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Example Words
遗憾 hàn regret; to regret; to be sorry that
缺憾 quē hàn a regret; sth regrettable
憾事 hàn shì a matter for regret; sth that is a (great) pity
引以为憾 yǐn wéi hàn to consider sth regrettable (idiom)
憾恨 hàn hèn resentful; hateful
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Example Sentences
We are deeply regretful about this matter.
He regrets not being able to come to the party.
I'm quite sorry that I couldn't attend your wedding.
We are very sorry to hear about the death of your father.
I am very sorry that I can't come to your birthday party.