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然后 ránhòu

然后 ránhòu Meaning

Learn the Pinyin Pronunciation and 4 English Translations of the word 然后 ránhòu .

Pīnyīn Pronunciation
ránhòu | ran2 hou4
English translation
after
then (afterwards)
after that
afterwards

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Traditional form

然後

Part of speech

Conjunction / 连词 lián cí Lián cí
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Etymology of 然后 ránhòu

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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
Hòu

Explanation

Hòu (empress) and its mirror image (take charge) were originally used interchangeably. The origin of both characters is unclear. In simplified Chinese Hòu is also used to mean "after, behind", while in traditional Chinese this meaning is written with a sepa

Positional decomposition

⿸? kǒu

Number of Strokes

6

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Example sentences using 然后 ránhòu

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必须 bìxū tuō diào 这些 zhè xiē 湿 shī 衣服 yīfu ,然后 ránhòu lái bēi gān 提尼.

I must get out of these wet clothes and into a dry martini.

许多 xǔduō 公司 gōngsī 工厂 gōngchǎng de 建筑 jiànzhù mài 出去 chū qù , 然后 ránhòu zài 回来 huí lai 使用 shǐyòng .

Many more firms are selling the buildings in which their factories are, and leasing them back.

然后 ránhòu 大口 dà kǒu de chī chǎo 杂碎 zá suì lái .

He then descends to chop suey.

然后 ránhòu jiāng 直肠 zhí cháng de 粘膜 fēn 离开 líkāi .

Then the lining is separated from the rectum's muscular wall.

然后 ránhòu , tuō diào 鞋子 xié zi , tǎng le 下去 xià qù .

Then he pulled off his shoes and lay down.

然后 ránhòu Decomposition

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然后 ránhòu Compounds

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  • rán
    • rán , niǎn , rán , , ,
  • Hòu
    • hòu , gòu , gòu , hòu , gòu , Hòu , hóu , hòu , , , 缿, , gòu , ,
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