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The Chinese word na - 拿 - ná
(to take in Chinese)

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English translations

to take, to hold

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The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
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Chinese characters  ( na / ná ) with pronunciation (English translation: to take )
The traditional Chinese characters of are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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a hand  |  memory aid: an object in
拿 ( na / ná ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 436)
Chinese example words containing the character 拿 ( na / ná )
巴拿马 ( Bānámă = Panama ), 加拿大 ( Jiā'nádà = Canada ), 蒙大拿 ( Méngdàná = Montana ), 拿来说 ( ná...lái shuō = an example ),
More words that mean to take in Chinese
cānjiā ( 参加 ), dài ( 带 ), ( 服 ), tăo ( 讨 )
More words that mean to hold in Chinese
( 把 ), bào ( 抱 ), chí ( 持 ), ( 举 ), jŭxíng ( 举行 ), zhí ( 执 )

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