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English Definitionto surround; to circle; to revolve around
Simplified Script环绕
Traditional Script環繞
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄏㄨㄢˊ ㄖㄠˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)waan4jiu5
Word Decomposition
huánring; hoop; loop; (chain) link; measure word for scores in archery, etc.; to surround; to encircle; to hem in; (Chinese surname)
ràoto wind; to coil (thread); to rotate around; to spiral; to move around; to go round (an obstacle); to by-pass; to make a detour; to confuse; to perplex

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
环境huánjìngenvironment; circumstances; surroundings; ambient
环保huánbǎoenvironmental protection; environmentally friendly; abbr. for 环境保护
环节huánjiéround segment; segment (of annelid worms); connection; link; sector; annular ring
环球huánqiúaround the world; worldwide
环住huánzhùto embrace
Words With Same Tail Word    
围绕wéiràoto revolve around; to center on (an issue)
缠绕chánràotwisting; to twine; to wind; to pester; to bother
卷绕juǎnràoto wind; to coil; to spool; to loop around; winding
旋绕xuánràoto curl up; to wind around
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