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English Definitionto supply; to provide for one's elders; to support one's parents
See alsogòngyǎng to make offerings (to the Gods)
Simplified Script供养
Traditional Script供養
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄍㄨㄥ ㄧㄤˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gung1joeng5
Word Decomposition
gōngto provide; to supply
yǎngto raise (animals); to bring up (children); to keep (pets); to support; to give birth

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Words With Same Head Word    
供给gōngjǐto furnish; to provide; supply (as in supply and demand)
供应gōngyìngto supply; to provide; to offer
供销gōngxiāosupply and marketing; distribution; supply and sales
供不应求gōng bùyīng qiúsupply does not meet demand
供水gōngshuǐto supply water
Words With Same Tail Word    
营养yíngyǎngnutrition; nourishment
培养péiyǎngto cultivate; to breed; to foster; to nurture; to educate; to groom (for a position); education; fostering; culture (biology)
饲养sìyǎngto raise; to rear
修养xiūyǎngaccomplishment; training; self-cultivation
抚养fǔyǎngto foster; to bring up; to raise
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