Simplified from 還 (睘 → 不)
还 (radical 162 辵+4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 卜一火 (YMF))
- still, yet, also, besides
- KangXi: not present, would follow page 1254, character 17
- Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 38771
- Dae Jaweon: page 1737, character 19
- Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3818, character 14
- Unihan data for U+8FD8
还 (traditional 還, Yale waan4)
还 (traditional 還, pinyin hái (hai2), huán (huan2), Wade-Giles huan2)
- still, yet; indicates that the phenomenon or observation still exists or the action is still ongoing
- Why are you still not here?
- It's ten o'clock already and he is still working.
- She is still very beautiful after these years.
- even more; indicates an increase from a certain level or a supplement
- This year is even colder than last year.
- (I) still have classes after the exams.
- (before adjectives, mostly positive) passably, (surprisingly) quite
- It's quite clean for such a small room.
- The small kid is surprisingly quite sensible.
- The cake that you made tastes all right.
- (often in rhetorical questions) indicates condition and contrast; even
- Even you can't move it, let alone me.
- indicates unexpectedness; really
- Surprisingly he has a way to do this.
- indicates past events; emphasising earliness
- The proposal has been studied by us a couple of years ago (and now you made the suggestion to study it).
- to return to a place, to go back to a place
- 还家 (to return home), 还乡 (to return to one's hometown), 还原 (to return to the original state, [chem] to reduce), 还俗 (to resume secular life)
- to return an object, to give back
- 偿还 (to reimburse), 还书 (the return the books (to the library))
- Give my mobile back to me.
- to owe money (without the intention of paying back)
- to do or give something in return
- 还嘴 (to retort), 还手 (to hit back), 还礼 (to present a gift in return), 还击 (to fight back), 还价 (to make a counter-offer buying price)
- (literally) an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth; tit for tat
- a surname