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English Definitionto raise (animals); to bring up (children); to keep (pets); to support; to give birth
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(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄧㄤˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)joeng5
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate

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Words With Same Head Word    
养成yǎngchéngto cultivate; to raise; to form (a habit); to acquire; to inculcate
养料yǎngliàonutriment; nourishment
养殖yǎngzhíto cultivate; cultivation; to further; to encourage
养老yǎnglǎoto provide for the elderly (family members); to enjoy a life in retirement
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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