(niàn)

HSK 5

Meaning

  1. read aloud
  2. to study
  3. to miss or think of somebody

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Traditional Chinese


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Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
概念 gàiniàn concept/idea
观念 guānniàn notion/thought/concept
怀念 huáiniàn cherish the memory of/think fondly of
纪念 jìniàn commemorate/remember
想念 xiǎngniàn to miss/remember with longing/long to see again
留念 liúniàn to keep as a souvenir
思念 sīniàn think of/long for/to miss
信念 xìnniàn faith/belief/conviction
悬念 xuánniàn reader's involvement/suspense in a movie, place etc
不念旧恶 bù niàn jiù è do not recall old grievances (idiom, from Analects)/forgive and forget
残念 cán niàn (coll.) to regret/what a pity! (loanword from Japanese "zannen")
唱念 chàng niàn to recite loudly/to sing out
垂念 chuí niàn (courteous) to be so kind as to think of (me)
祷念 dǎo niàn to pray/to say one's prayers
叨念 dāo niàn see 念叨[niàn dao]
悼念 dào niàn to grieve
惦念 diàn niàn to constantly have (sb or sth) on one's mind
非分之念 fēi fèn zhī niàn improper idea
概念 gài niàn concept/idea/CL:個|个[gè]
概念地图 gài niàn dì tú mind map
概念化 gài niàn huà conceptualization
概念驱动加工 gài niàn qū dòng jiā gōng concept-driven processing
概念验证 gài niàn yàn zhèng proof of concept
概念依存模型 gài niàn yī cún mó xíng conceptual dependency model
感念 gǎn niàn to recall fondly/to remember with emotion
顾念 gù niàn to care for/to worry about
挂念 guà niàn concerned
怪念头 guài niàn tou eccentric notion/strange whim
观念 guān niàn notion/thought/concept/sense/views/ideology/general impressions
怀念 huái niàn to cherish the memory of/to think of/reminisce
基本概念 jī běn gài niàn basic concept
记念 jì niàn variant of 紀念|纪念[jì niàn]
纪念 jì niàn to commemorate/to remember/CL:個|个[gè]
纪念碑 jì niàn bēi monument
纪念馆 jì niàn guǎn memorial hall/commemorative museum
纪念奖 jì niàn jiǎng trophy
记念品 jì niàn pǐn souvenir/memorabilia
纪念品 jì niàn pǐn souvenir
纪念日 jì niàn rì day of commemoration/memorial day
纪念堂 jì niàn táng memorial hall/mausoleum
纪念邮票 jì niàn yóu piào commemorative postage stamp
纪念章 jì niàn zhāng memorial badge/souvenir badge/CL:枚[méi]
家家有本难念的经 jiā jiā yǒu běn nán niàn de jīng Every family goes through its problems. (idiom)
结婚纪念日 jié hūn jì niàn rì wedding anniversary
京都念慈菴 Jīng dū Niàn cí ān King-to Nin Jiom, or just Nin Jiom, manufacturer of 枇杷膏[pí pá gāo] cough medicine
眷念 juàn niàn to think fondly of
绝对观念 jué duì guān niàn absolute idea (in Hegel's philosophy)
可念 kě niàn pitiable/likable/memorable
理念 lǐ niàn idea/concept/philosophy/theory
李先念 Lǐ Xiān niàn Li Xiannian (1909-1992), PRC general and politician
恋念 liàn niàn to have a sentimental attachment to (a place)/to miss (one's ancestral home etc)/to be nostalgic about
留念 liú niàn to keep as a souvenir/to recall fondly
玫瑰念珠 méi gui niàn zhū rosary (Catholic prayer beads)
默念 mò niàn to read silently/to mouth (the words of a prayer etc)/to say to oneself/to contemplate inwardly
念叨 niàn dao to talk about often/to reminisce about/to keep repeating/to keep harping on/to discuss
念佛 niàn fó to pray to Buddha/to chant the names of Buddha
念经 niàn jīng to recite or chant Buddhist scripture
念旧 niàn jiù to remember old friends/to cherish old friendships/for old time's sake
念力 niàn lì psychokinesis/telekinesis
念念不忘 niàn niàn bù wàng to keep in mind constantly (idiom)
念念有词 niàn niàn yǒu cí variant of 念念有詞|念念有词[niàn niàn yǒu cí]
念念有词 niàn niàn yǒu cí to mumble/to mutter to oneself
念日 niàn rì memorial day/commemoration day
念书 niàn shū to read/to study
念诵 niàn sòng to read out/to recite/to remember sb (while talking about sth else)
念头 niàn tou thought/idea/intention
念学位 niàn xué wèi to study for a degree/to take a degree course
念咒 niàn zhòu to chant a magic spell/to recite incantations
念珠 niàn zhū prayer beads/rosary/rosary beads/CL:串[chuàn]
念珠菌症 niàn zhū jūn zhèng (medicine) candidiasis/thrush
念兹在兹 niàn zī zài zī see 念念不忘[niàn niàn bù wàng]
强迫观念 qiǎng pò guān niàn compelling notion/obsession
屈原纪念馆 Qū Yuán Jì niàn guǎn Qu Yuan Memorial Hall in Zigui county 秭歸縣|秭归县[Zǐ guī Xiàn], Hubei, built in 1982 and a major tourist attraction since then
人工概念 rén gōng gài niàn artificial concept
人民英雄纪念碑 Rén mín Yīng xióng Jì niàn bēi Monument to the People's Heroes, at Tiananmen Square
闪念 shǎn niàn sudden idea/flash of thought
上位概念 shàng wèi gài niàn superordinate concept
释念 shì niàn (literary) to be reassured/not to worry
受难纪念 shòu nán jì niàn memorial
数念 shǔ niàn to enumerate one by one
殊深轸念 shū shēn zhěn niàn extreme solicitude (idiom)/expressing the deepest condolences/to feel deeply concerned
数珠念佛 shǔ zhū niàn fó to count one's prayer beads and chant Buddha's name (idiom)
思念 sī niàn to think of/to long for/to miss
碎念 suì niàn see 碎碎念[suì suì niàn]
碎碎念 suì suì niàn to sound like a broken record/to prattle/to nag/to mutter
体念 tǐ niàn to consider sb else's position/to put oneself in sb else's shoes
万念俱灰 wàn niàn jù huī every hope turns to dust (idiom)/completely disheartened
亡兵纪念日 Wáng bīng Jì niàn rì Memorial Day (American holiday)
妄念 wàng niàn wild fantasy/unwarranted thought
西藏百万农奴解放纪念日 Xī zàng Bǎi wàn Nóng nú Jiě Fàng Jì niàn rì Serf Liberation Day (PRC)
想念 xiǎng niàn to miss/to remember with longing/to long to see again
邪念 xié niàn wicked idea/evil thought/evil desire
信念 xìn niàn faith/belief/conviction
悬念 xuán niàn suspense in a movie, play etc/concern for sb's welfare
疑念 yí niàn doubt
意念 yì niàn idea/thought
意念移物 yì niàn yí wù telekinesis
一念之差 yī niàn zhī chā momentary slip/false step/ill-considered action
一闪念 yī shǎn niàn sudden idea/flash of insight
淫念 yín niàn lust
欲念 yù niàn desire
远来的和尚会念经 yuǎn lái de hé shang huì niàn jīng the monk coming from afar is good at reading scriptures (idiom)/foreign talent is valued higher than local talent
杂念 zá niàn distracting thoughts
阵亡战士纪念日 zhèn wáng zhàn shì jì niàn rì Memorial Day (American holiday)
正念 zhèng niàn correct mindfulness (Buddhism)
中正纪念堂 Zhōng zhèng Jì niàn táng Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, Taipei
注念 zhù niàn (literary) to ponder
转念 zhuǎn niàn to have second thoughts about sth/to think better of
追念 zhuī niàn to recollect

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