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English Definitionto ease (tension); to alleviate; to moderate; to allay; to make more mild
Simplified Script缓和
Traditional Script緩和
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄏㄨㄢˇ ㄏㄜˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)wun6wo4
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
huǎnslow; unhurried; sluggish; gradual; not tense; relaxed; to postpone; to defer; to stall; to stave off; to revive; to recuperate
and; together with; with; sum; union; peace; harmony; Taiwan pr. [han4] when it means "and" or "with"; (Chinese surname); Japanese (food, clothes etc)

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Words With Same Head Word    
缓慢huǎnmànslow; slow-moving
缓缓huǎnhuǎnslowly; unhurriedly; little by little
缓解huǎnjiěto bring relief; to alleviate (a crisis); to dull (a pain)
缓刑huǎnxíngsuspended sentence; probation
Words With Same Tail Word    
温和wēnhémild; gentle; moderate
调和tiáohéharmonious; to mediate; to reconcile; to compromise; mediation; to mix; to blend; blended; to season; seasoning; to placate
中和zhōnghéto neutralize; to counteract; neutralization (chemistry); Zhonghe or Chungho city in New Taipei City 新北市, Taiwan
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