虽然

虽然 suīrán

虽然 suīrán Meaning

Learn the Pinyin Pronunciation and 3 English Translations of the word 虽然 suīrán .

Pīnyīn Pronunciation
suīrán | sui1 ran2
English translation
although
even though
even if

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Traditional form

雖然

Part of speech

Conjunction / 连词 lián cí Lián cí
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Etymology of 虽然 suīrán

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suī

Explanation

Simplified form of suī . This character originally was used to describe some sort of lizard-like animal. The current meaning is a phonetic loan. The traditional component zhuī was removed for simplification.

Positional decomposition

口虫

Number of Strokes

9
rán

Type

pictophonetic

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. huǒ represents the meaning and rán represents the sound. Based on the original meaning "ignite; burn", now written as rán . The current meaning is a phonetic loan.

Phonetic compound

rán

Semantic compound

huǒ

Positional decomposition

肰灬

Number of Strokes

12

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Example sentences using 虽然 suīrán

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这道虽然 suīrán 错综复杂 cuò zōng fù zá , dàn yòng 电子计算机 diàn zǐ jì suàn jī 很快 jiù Néng Xiè chū .

Although the problem is intricate and complex, it can be solved very quickly with an electronic computer.

虽然 suīrán hěn , dàn bìng 幸福 xìngfú .

Rich As he is, he is not happy.

非常 fēicháng 喜欢 xǐhuan 今天 jīntiān de cài , 虽然 suīrán yǒu 点儿 diǎn r .

I like the dishes very much, though they are very hot.

虽然 suīrán jiè le zhè běn Shū , dàn yǒu rén 已经 yǐjīng 去了.

Though I borrowed the book, someone had ripped out some pages.

现在 xiànzài ,虽然 suīrán 饿 è de 痛苦 tòngkǔ 已经 yǐjīng 不再 bù zài 那么 nà me 敏锐 mǐnruì , què 感到 gǎn dào le 虚弱 xū ruò .

Though the hunger pangs were no longer so exquisite , he realized that he was weak.

虽然 suīrán Decomposition

See the 7 Chinese characters that make up 虽然 suīrán and their own compounds.

虽然 suīrán Compounds

See all 7 Chinese words that contain the characters that make up the word 虽然 suīrán in their composition.

  • suī
  • rán
    • rán , niǎn , rán , , ,
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