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Stroke number:2
Pinyin:yòu Click to read aloud
meaning:(once) again; also; and yet; (used for emphasis) anyway; both... and...

Detailed meaning

[ yòu ]
1.Indicates repeat or continue
example:他拿着这封信看了又看。人类社会的生产活动,是一步又一步地由低级向高级发展。 Click to read aloud
2.Indicates that several conditions or properties exist at the same time. A) single use
example:五四运动是反帝国主义的运动,又是反封建的运动。b)连用:又快又好。又香又脆。 Click to read aloud
3.To go one step further in meaning
example:冬季日短,又是阴天,夜色早已笼罩了整个市镇。 Click to read aloud
4.Indicates supplement beyond a certain range
example:生活费之外,又发给五十块钱做零用。 Click to read aloud
5.Represents an integer plus zero
example:一又二分之一。 Click to read aloud
6.Two contradictory things
example:她又想去,又想不去,拿不定主意。 Click to read aloud
7.It means turning, but
example:刚才有个事儿要问你,这会儿又想不起来了。 Click to read aloud
8.Used in negative sentences or rhetorical questions to reinforce the tone
example:我又不是客人,你就不用客气了。这点小事又费得了多大工夫? Click to read aloud
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