Meaning of 环

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(Trad.: 環)
Pinyin: huán
English Definition: ring; hoop; loop; (chain) link; classifier for scores in archery etc; to surround; to encircle; to hem in
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (jade) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ wáng ] king, ruler; royal; surname
    • [ ] no, not, un-; negative prefix
Similar Characters: 怀
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Example Words
环境 huán jìng environment; circumstances; surroundings; Classifiers: ; ambient
环节 huán jié (zoology) segment (of the body of a worm, centipede etc); (fig.) a part of an integrated whole: aspect (of a project), element (of a policy), sector (of the economy), stage (of a process), etc
环保 huán bǎo environmental protection; environmentally friendly; abbr. for 环境保护
循环 xún huán to cycle; to circulate; circle; loop
环球 huán qiú around the world; worldwide
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Example Sentences
But once the plasmon has strayed from that path - due in part to entropy - making the loop is no longer possible.
If any ring were removed, they would all come apart.
This synergy, reflecting the multifaceted nature of today's media, is a key component of the school's class projects.
The next step for astronomers is to find out if the diamond planet has rings.
It may not be immediately obvious the first time you see this image, but notice the ring of slightly darker color around the center.