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The Chinese word yang - 养 - yăng
(to raise in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

yăng

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English translations

to raise, to provide for, to cultivate, adoptive"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 (bì) has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Chinese translation for "must" is not 必 (bì) but 必须 (bìxū).
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to keep, to grow

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 养 ( yăng ) correctly?"

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  ( yang / yăng ) with pronunciation (English translation: to raise )
养 ( yang / yăng ) in traditional characters
Character complexity
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is composed of 9 strokes and therefore is of low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

to foster  |  to support
养 ( yang / yăng ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 740)
Other characters that are pronounced yăng in Chinese
More words that mean to raise in Chinese
( 举 ), ( 起 ), tígāo ( 提高 ), yáng ( 扬 ), ( 育 )

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