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English Definitionto pay back; to return; (Chinese surname)
See alsohái still; still in progress; still more; yet; even more; in addition; fairly; passably (good); as early as; even; also; else
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Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄏㄨㄢˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)waan4
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=3; TOP=Basic

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Words With Same Head Word    
还原huányuánto restore to the original state; to reconstruct (an event); reduction (chemistry)
还俗huánsúto return to normal life (leaving a monastic order)
还债huánzhàito settle a debt
还价huánjiàto make a counter-offer when haggling; to bargain
还口huánkǒuto retort; to answer back
Words With Same Tail Word    
归还guīhuánto return something; to revert
偿还chánghuánto repay; to reimburse
退还tuìhuánto return (something borrowed etc); to send back; to refund; to rebate
返还fǎnhuánrestitution; return of something to its original owner; remittance
交还jiāohuánto return something; to hand back
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