quān

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  • 1

    n.ring; circle; circuit

    • zhuō zi zhōu wéi jǐ zhe yī quān rén

      桌子周围

      The table is surrounded by a ring of people.

    • wǒ dào wài miàn zhuàn le yī quān

      外面

      I've been out for a walk.

    • yùn dòng yuán yǐ jīng pǎo le wǔ quān le

      运动员已经

      The athletes have completed five laps.

  • 2

    n.group; (same as 圈子)

    • tā bù shì quān li rén

      He doesn't belong to the inner circle.

    • shú rén quān

      熟人

      circle of acquaintances

    • wén huà quān

      文化

      cultural circle

  • 3

    v.mark with a circle; circle

    • bǎ shū li bù dǒng de dì fang quān chu lai

      地方出来

      circle parts of the book that one doesn't understand

    • bǎ cuò bié zì quān diào

      错别字

      mark incorrect words with a circle

    • bǎ zhè ge cí quān chu lai

      这个出来

      enclose this word with a circle

  • 4

    v.encircle; enclose

    • tā yòng lí ba bǎ cài yuán quān qi lai le

      篱笆菜园起来

      He enclosed the vegetable garden with a fence.

    • jiān yù bèi gāo qiáng quān zhù le

      监狱高墙

      The prison has been enclosed with high walls.

    • wǒ xiǎng bǎ zhè kuài dì quān qi lai zhòng huā

      起来

      I want to circle the land and plant flowers.

Words and phrases with 圈

  • 圈钱
    [word]raise money; make or raise money by hook
  • 圈基
    [word]cycle basis
  • 圈板
    [word]girth sheets
  • 圈椅
    [word]round-backed armchair
  • 圈带
    [word]astragal
  • 圈枝
    [word]bending pruning
  • 圈图
    [word]loop graph
  • 圈阅
    [word]make a circle round one's name listed on a document after reading it
  • 圈围
    [word]corral

Word usage

  • Note
    When pronounced as "quān", all the meanings of "圈" are related to the circle; when pronounced as "juàn", it means things, referring to the place where livestock and poultry are raised; when pronounced as "juān", it means action, means locking up livestock and poultry, and also refers to detention or closure.
  • "圈" is often matched with measure word "个".
    • one circle

Similar-form characters to 圈

Chinese Characters with pinyin quān