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The Chinese word hu - 护 - hù
(to defend in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

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English translations

to defend, to protect,
to guard

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Chinese characters  ( hu / hù ) with pronunciation (English translation: to defend )
护 ( hu / hù ) in traditional characters

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

to protect  |  to cherish
护 ( hu / hù ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 643)
Chinese example words containing the character 护 ( hu / hù )
爱护 ( àihù = to cherish ), 保护 ( băohù = to protect ), 保护套 ( băohùtào = protecting jacket ), 护发素 ( hùfàsù = hair conditioner ), 护肤品 ( hùfūpĭn = skin care products ), 护肤霜 ( hùfūshuāng = skin cream ), 护士 ( hùshi = nurse ), 护照 ( hùzhào = passport ), 救护车 ( jiùhùchē = ambulance )
Other characters that are pronounced hù in Chinese
More words that mean to defend in Chinese
fángyù ( 防御 ), wèi ( 卫 )
More words that mean to protect in Chinese
băo ( 保 ), băohù ( 保护 )

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