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English Definitionto pace; to linger; to stay over; to spiral; to hover
Simplified Script盘桓
Traditional Script盤桓
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄆㄢˊ ㄏㄨㄢˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)pun4wun4
Word Decomposition
pánplate; dish; tray; board; hard drive (computing); to build; to coil; to check; to examine; to transfer (property); to make over; measure word for food: dish, helping; to coil; measure word for coils of wire; measure word for games of chess
huánChinese soapberry (Sapindus mukurossi); big; pillar (old); (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
盘子pánzitray; plate; dish
盘旋pánxuánto spiral; to circle; to go around; to hover; to orbit
盘山pánshāngoing around a mountain; Panshan county in Panjin 盘锦, Liaoning
盘亘pángènlinked in a unbroken chain
盘倒pándǎoto interrogate, leaving somebody speechless
Words With Same Tail Word    
桓桓huánhuánmighty; powerful
乌桓wūhuánWuhuan (nomadic tribe)
般桓pánhuánvariant of 盤桓
张荫桓zhāng yìn huánZhang Yinhuan (1837-1900), late Qing politician and senior Chinese diplomat
罗荣桓luó róng huánLuo Ronghuan (1902-1963), Chinese communist military leader
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