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English Definitionnutrition; nourishment
Simplified Script营养
Traditional Script營養
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧㄥˊ ㄧㄤˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jing4joeng5
Part of Speech(名) noun, (形) adjective
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
yíngcamp; barracks; battalion; to build; to operate; to manage; to strive for
yǎngto raise (animals); to bring up (children); to keep (pets); to support; to give birth

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
营业yíngyèto do business; to trade
营造yíngzàoto build (housing); to construct; to make
营救yíngjiùto rescue
Words With Same Tail Word    
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
保养bǎoyǎngto take good care of (or conserve) one's health; to keep in good repair; to maintain; maintenance
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