Meaning of 管

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Pinyin: guǎn
English Definition: to take care (of); to control; to manage; to be in charge of; to look after; to run; to care about; tube; pipe; woodwind; classifier for tube-shaped objects; particle similar to in ... constructions; writing brush; (coll.) to; towards
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Total strokes: 14; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (bamboo) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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管理 [ guǎn ]: to supervise; to manage; to administer; management; administration; Classifiers:
尽管 [ jǐn guǎn ]: despite; although; even though; in spite of; unhesitatingly; do not hesitate (to ask, complain etc); (go ahead and do it) without hesitating
不管 [ guǎn ]: not to be concerned; regardless of; no matter
管子 [ guǎn ]: Guanzi or Guan Zhong 管仲 (-645 BC), famous politician of Qi 齐国 of Spring and Autumn period; Guanzi, classical book containing writings of Guan Zhong and his school
管子 [ guǎn zi ]: tube; pipe; drinking straw; Classifiers:
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