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ㄋㄧㄥ ˊ

níng

rather

宁 is a 5 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as níng in the second tone, however it can also be pronounced as nìng, or zhù.

In simplified Chinese the character may be used.

It is made up of the components (roof) and (thong).

  • ㄋㄧㄥ ˊ

    níng

    rather

    • ㄇㄧㄢ ˊ

      mián

      roof

    • ㄉㄧㄥ

      dīng

      thong

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Pronunciation

We found 3 pronunciations for 宁

níng
nìng
zhù

Definitions for 宁 pronounced as níng

  • abbr. for Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region 寧夏回族自治區|宁夏回族自治区[Ning2 xia4 Hui2 zu2 Zi4 zhi4 qu1]
  • abbr. for Nanjing 南京[Nan2 jing1]
  • surname Ning
  • peaceful
  • to pacify
  • to visit (one's parents etc)
  • variant of 寧|宁[ning2]

Definitions for 宁 pronounced as nìng

  • would rather
  • to prefer
  • how (emphatic)
  • Taiwan pr. [ning2]
  • old variant of 寧|宁[ning4]

Definitions for 宁 pronounced as zhù

  • to store
  • to stand
  • space between the door and the entrance screen

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