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wǎng

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wǎng Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
wǎng | wang3
English translation
to go (in a direction)
to
towards
(of a train) bound for
past
previous
old variant of wǎng [wǎng]
to go, to depart; past, former

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About wǎng

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Number of strokes

8

Traditional form

wǎng

Contains the radical

chì

Part of speech

Status morpheme / 状态语素 Zhuàngtài yǔsù

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Etymology of wǎng

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

chì ⿱? Wáng

Semantic compound

chì

Phonetic compound

Wáng

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. chì and zhǐ represent the meaning, and Wáng represents the sound.

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Example sentences using wǎng

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他们 tā men 那天 nà tiān 晚上 wǎnshang de 演出 yǎnchū 以往 yǐwǎng 任何 rènhé 一次 yī cì dōu hǎo .

Their performance that night was better than any before.

gāng kǎo hǎo 面包 miànbāo de 香气 xiāng qì 使 shǐ 忆起往事 wǎngshì !

That smell of freshly baked bread carries me back!

wǎng 国外 guó wài de 包裹 bāoguǒ 一定 yīdìng yāo Bāo hǎo .

Parcels must be properly bound up for posting to other countries.

liè 过往 guò wǎng 火车 huǒ chē 迸发 bèngfā chū de 一些 yī xiē 火花 huǒ huā 点着 le 干草 gān cǎo duī .

Some sparks from a passing train set the haystack on fire.

zhè sōu chuán shì kāi wǎng 外埠 de .

The ship is outward bound , sailing away from its home port.

Words with wǎng

Explore 24 words and sayings that include the Chinese character wǎng in their composition.

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
wǎng to wǎng
往往 wǎngwǎng usually往往 wǎngwǎng
前往 qián wǎng to leave for前往 qián wǎng
交往 jiāowǎng to associate (with)交往 jiāowǎng
以往 yǐwǎng in the past以往 yǐwǎng
通往 tōng wǎng to lead to通往 tōng wǎng
往事 wǎngshì past events往事 wǎngshì
往后 wǎng hòu from now on往後
往常 wǎngcháng habitually (in the past)往常 wǎngcháng
往来 wǎng lái dealings往來
向往 xiàngwǎng to yearn for嚮往
来往 lái wǎng to come and go來往
一如既往 yīrújìwǎng continuing as always一如既往 yīrújìwǎng
过往 guò wǎng to come and go過往
往年 wǎng nián in former years往年 wǎng nián
往前 wǎng qián to move forwards往前 wǎng qián
赶往 gǎn wǎng to hurry to (somewhere)趕往
往返 wǎngfǎn round trip往返 wǎngfǎn
往日 wǎng rì former days往日 wǎng rì
开往 kāi wǎng heading for開往
勇往直前 yǒng wǎng zhí qián to advance bravely勇往直前 yǒng wǎng zhí qián
往昔 wǎng xī the past往昔 wǎng xī
逃往 táo wǎng to run away逃往 táo wǎng
独来独往 dú lái dú wǎng keeping to oneself獨來獨往

wǎng Decomposition & Compounds

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wǎng Decomposition

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wǎng Compounds

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