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Short definition to support
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All available English definitions keep (pets)Cdict icon / to supportCdict iconMDBG icon / to keep (pets)MDBG icon / to bring up (children)MDBG icon / to give birthMDBG icon / to bring sb. upCdict icon/
Copyleft icon Adso icon Adso: to raise
Copyleft icon Cantofish icon Cantofish: samemdbg
Copyleft icon MDBG icon MDBG: to raise (animals); to bring up (children); to keep (pets); to support; to give birth
Copyleft icon LDC icon LDC: give birth; keep (pets); to support; to bring sb. up; to raise (pig, etc.); itch
Copyleft icon Cdict icon CDict: give birth; keep (pets); to support; to bring sb. up; to raise (pig, etc.)'
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(nǐ) variant of 你, you (female)
(yǎng) to support
宠物(chǒng wù) house pet
(ma) (question tag)

Do you have any pets?

(tā) another
(yǎng) to support
成了(chéng le) to be done
熬夜(áo yè) to stay up really late
(dedì) of
习惯(xí guàn) habit

He fell into the habit of keeping late hours.

(wǒ) I
(yǎng) to support
(liǎo) (of eyes) bright
(gǒu) dog
(yī) all
只是(zhǐ shì) merely to be
其馀(qíyú) the rest
(liǎng) two
只是(zhǐ shì) merely to be
(cí) female
(dedì) of

I have three dogs. One is male and the other two are female.

有没有(yǒu méi yǒu) to have or not to have
(rén) man
(yào) may
(yǎng) to support
可爱的( kě ài de) lovable
小猫(xiǎo māo) kitten

Is there anyone who wants to keep the cute kitten?

(bà) stem
小孩(xiǎo hái) child
寄托(jì tuō) to place (hope etc) on
(jǐ) to provide
奶奶(nǎi nai) breasts
(yǎng) to support

Let Grandma take care of the kid.

(kěn) Kenyan
(yǎng) to support
(liǎo) (of eyes) bright
两只( liǎng zhǐ)
(māo) cat

Ken keeps two cats.

树欲静而( shù yù jìng ér)
(fēng) news
不息(bù xī) ceaselessly
(zǐzǐ) son
(yù) variant of 慾欲yu4
(yǎng) to support
(ér) with
(qīnqìng) pro-
不在(bù zài) to be deceased

As the trees crave tranquility in the ever-persistent wind, the child craves the care of its ever-absent parents.

(wǒ) I
(yǎng) to support
(guò) too-
一只( yī zhǐ)
(māo) cat

I had a cat.

(tā) she
(yǎng) to support
各种(gè zhǒng) every kind of
不同的( bù tóng de) disparate
宠物(chǒng wù) house pet

She kept various kinds of pets.

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