(quān)

HSK 5

Meaning

  1. circle
  2. ring
  3. (mw for loops, orbits, etc.)

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • quān > quan1

  • 1: First Tone 一声
  • 2: Second Tone 二声
  • 3: Third Tone 三声
  • 4: Fourth Tone 四声
  • 5: Fifth Tone (neutral) 五声

Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
圈套 quāntào trap
A圈儿 A quān er at symbol, @
鲅鱼圈 Bà yú quān Bayuquan District of Yingkou City 營口市|营口市[Yíng kǒu shì], Liaoning
鲅鱼圈区 Bà yú quān qū Bayuquan district of Yingkou City 營口市|营口市, Liaoning
北极圈 Běi jí quān Arctic Circle
博客圈 bó kè quān blogosphere
叉圈 chā quān XO ("extra old"), grade of cognac quality
成圈 chéng quān wreathe
出圈 chū quān to muck out/to clean muck from a cowshed, pigsty etc
出圈儿 chū quān er to overstep the norm/to go out of bounds
磁气圈 cí qì quān magnetosphere
大东亚共荣圈 Dà Dōng yà Gòng róng quān Great East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere, Japanese wartime slogan for their short-lived Pacific Empire, first enunciated by Prime Minister Prince KONOE Fumimaro 近衛文麿|近卫文麿 in 1938
大气圈 dà qì quān atmosphere
大圆圈 dà yuán quān great circle (in spherical geometry)
垫圈 diàn juàn to spread litter in a cowshed, pigsty etc
垫圈 diàn quān washer (on bolt)/toilet seat
兜圈子 dōu quān zi to encircle/to go around/to circle/to beat about the bush
饭圈 fàn quān fan club
风圈 fēng quān ring around the moon/lunar halo/solar halo
感应线圈 gǎn yìng xiàn quān induction coil/solenoid
钢圈 gāng quān wheel rim/underwire (in a bra)
怪圈 guài quān vicious circle/(abnormal) phenomenon
光圈 guāng quān aperture/diaphragm/halo/aureole
贵圈真乱 guì quān zhēn luàn (slang, jocular, neologism c. 2006, used esp. in relation to public figures) the things you and your friends get up to (misbehavior, scandals etc) leave me shaking my head
黑眼圈 hēi yǎn quān dark circles (under one's eyes)/black eye
呼啦圈 hū lā quān hula hoop (loanword)
呼拉圈 hū lā quān hula hoop (loanword)
花圈 huā quān wreath/garland
胶圈 jiāo quān rubber ring/gasket
紧凑渺子线圈 Jǐn còu Miǎo zǐ Xiàn quān Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS)
颈圈 jǐng quān collar (animal)
经圈 jīng quān line of longitude/meridian (geography)
救生圈 jiù shēng quān life buoy/life belt/(jocularly) flab/spare tire
圈养 juàn yǎng to rear (an animal) in an enclosure
可圈可点 kě quān kě diǎn remarkable (performance, achievement etc)/worthy of praise
栏圈 lán quān pen/animal yard
篮圈 lán quān (basketball) hoop/ring
罗圈 luó quān round frame of a sieve
罗圈儿 luó quān er erhua variant of 羅圈|罗圈[luó quān]
罗圈儿揖 luó quān er yī to bow around with hands joined (to people on all sides)
罗圈架 luó quān jià a quarrel in which third parties get involved
罗圈腿 luó quān tuǐ bow-legged/bandy-legged
罗氏线圈 Luó shì xiàn quān Rogowski coil
马圈 mǎ juàn stable
麦田怪圈 mài tián guài quān crop circle
蒙圈 mēng quān (Internet slang) dazed/confused
摸八圈 mō bā quān to play mahjong
跑马圈地 pǎo mǎ quān dì rushing to stake one's claim in new markets
朋友圈 Péng you quān Moments (social networking function of smartphone app WeChat 微信[Wēi xìn])
气圈 qì quān (planet) atmosphere/(medical) air ring/air cushion
圈a quān a at symbol, @
圈地 quān dì staking a claim to territory/enclosure
圈地运动 Quān dì Yùn dòng Enclosure Movement
圈点 quān diǎn to mark a text with dots and circles/to punctuate
圈内 quān nèi close circle/community/(esp.) the show business milieu
圈圈 quān quan to draw a circle/cliques/circles
圈圈叉叉 quān quān chā chā tic-tac-toe
圈圈点点 quān quan diǎn diǎn annotations made in a book/fig. remarks and comments/to have an opinion on everything
圈数 quān shù number of laps
圈套 quān tào trap/snare/trick
圈状物 quān zhuàng wù hoop
圈子 quān zi circle/ring/(social) circle
绕圈子 rào quān zi to go around in circles/to make a detour/(fig.) to beat about the bush
绕一圈 rào yī quān to go around one time/to do a circuit
软流圈 ruǎn liú quān asthenosphere (geology)
商圈 shāng quān commercial district/business district
设圈套 shè quān tào to scam/to set a trap/to set up a scheme to defraud people
生态圈 shēng tài quān ecosphere
生物圈 shēng wù quān biosphere/ecosphere
水圈 shuǐ quān the earth's ocean/the hydrosphere (geology)
斯托肯立石圈 Sī tuō kěn lì shí quān Stonehenge stone circle
弹簧垫圈 tán huáng diàn quān spring washer
套圈 tào quān ferrule/ring toss
甜甜圈 tián tián quān doughnut
纬圈 wěi quān line of latitude/parallel
纬线圈 wěi xiàn quān line of latitude/parallel
文化圈 wén huà quān sphere of cultural influence
无钢圈 wú gāng quān wireless (bra)
线圈 xiàn quān solenoid (electrical engineering)/coil
线圈般 xiàn quān bān solenoid (electrical engineering)/coil
项圈 xiàng quān necklace
岩流圈 yán liú quān asthenosphere (geology)
烟圈 yān quān smoke ring
眼圈 yǎn quān rim of the eye/eye socket
眼圈红了 yǎn quān hóng le to be on the verge of tears
岩石圈 yán shí quān lithosphere (in geology, the rigid crust of the earth)
演艺圈 yǎn yì quān show business
洋葱圈 yáng cōng quān onion ring
游泳圈 yóu yǒng quān swim ring/swim tube/(fig.) (coll.) spare tire (roll of fat around the waist)
油炸圈饼 yóu zhá quān bǐng doughnut
圆圈 yuán quān circle
政圈 zhèng quān government circle/political circle
中圈套 zhòng quān tào to fall in a trap
猪圈 zhū juàn pigsty (lit. and fig.)
转圈 zhuàn quān to rotate/to twirl/to run around/to encircle/rotation/(coll.) to speak indirectly/to beat about the bush
钻圈 zuān quān jumping through hoops (as acrobatic show)

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