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Pronunciation : yǎng
Meaning :
  1. to raise (animals); to bring up (children). (v)
  2. to keep (pets). (v)
  3. to support. (v)
  4. give birth to. (v)
  5. form; cultivate. (v)
Radical :
Strokes : 9
Traditional : ( Stroke Order )
Usage : 15.7%
Common Words / Phrases:
péi yǎng
: to cultivate; to breed; to foster; to nurture
yíng yǎng
: nutrition; nourishment
jiào yǎng
: to train; to educate
yǎng chéng
: to cultivate; to raise; to form (a habit)
shōu yǎng
: adopt
bǎo yǎng
: conserve one’s health; take care of; maintain
yǎng er fáng lǎo
: (of parents) to bring up children for the purpose of being looked after in old age; bring up sons to support parents in their old age
1. She’s always kept lots of dogs.
zǒng ài yǎng hěn duō gǒu
: she
: always
: like; love
: to keep (pets)
很多 : a lot of
: dog
2. He had formed the habit of going to bed early and getting up early.
yǎng chéng le zǎo shuì zǎo de guàn
: he
养成 : to raise; to form (a habit)
: particle indicating that something has happened
早睡早起 : going to bed early and getting up early
: particle used after an attribute; to
习惯 : habit
3. Education should begin with encouraging the child’s interests.
jiào xué yīng gāi cóng péi yǎng hái zi xìng shǒu
教学 : education
应该 : should
: from
培养 : to cultivate
孩子 : children
兴趣 : interest
入手 : start with; begin with
4. He had to work hard to support his family.
gōng zuò lái yǎng jiā
: he
不得不 : have no choice but to; cannot but; have to; can’t avoid
努力 : try hard; work hard
工作 : to work
: in order to
养家 : support the family
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