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ㄨㄢ ˇ



碗 is a 13 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as wǎn in the third tone.

In traditional Chinese the characters , or may be used instead.

It is made up of the components (stone) and (Crooked).

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3 stories have been written about this character — see all
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a man is drinking out of a bowl that is an awkward, crooked shape.
by ngapper

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In ancient times, people used to make bowlS out of CROOKED STONE.
by Green44

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Anne finds a CROOKED STONE. I [wan]na use it for a <bowl>," she says.
by vms5q

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We found 1 pronunciation for 碗

Definitions for 碗 pronounced as wǎn

  • bowl
  • cup
  • CL:隻|只[zhi1],個|个[ge4]
  • variant of 碗[wan3]
  • variant of 碗[wan3]
  • variant of 碗[wan3]


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