Meaning of 脉

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(Trad.: 脈)
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Ideographic: Long vessels through one's body
Character Formation:
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    • meat, flesh; organic compound
    • [ yǒng ] long; perpetual, eternal; forever
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  • Pinyin: mài
    English Definition: arteries and veins; vein (on a leaf, insect wing etc)
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    脉络 mài luò arteries and veins; network of blood vessels; vascular system (of a plant or animal); (fig.) fabric (i.e. underlying structure, as in "social fabric"); overall context
    脉搏 mài pulse (both medical and figurative)
    山脉 shān mài mountain range; Classifiers:
    一脉相承 mài xiāng chéng traceable to the same stock (idiom); of a common origin (of trends, ideas etc)
    血脉 xuè mài blood vessels
    More: 脉* | *脉 | *脉*
  • Pinyin:
    English Definition: see 脉脉
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    脉脉 affectionate; loving
    温情脉脉 wēn qíng full of tender feelings (idiom); tender-hearted
    含情脉脉 hán qíng full of tender feelings (idiom); tender-hearted
    情意脉脉 qíng amorous (idiom)
    柔情脉脉 róu qíng full of tender feelings (idiom); tender-hearted
    More: 脉* | *脉 | *脉*
Example Sentences
But it can be saved, if indeed you want it to be.
One day, he went to see the doctor. The doctor checked his pulse and gave him a thorough medical checkup, zut failed to diagnose anything.
Then at the Solstice of 2010 we activated the Soul Star Chakra and the Earth Star Chakra, allowing you to fully ground and integrate these new energies.
Behind the rotunda the slender trees with yellow leaves down drooping, and through them just a line of sea, and beyond the blue sky gold-veined clouds.
This dynamism is part of the pulse of our times, and so long as we live in a fast-changing world, basketball and its players will continue to appeal to sports lovers around the world.