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    niàn     a thought / an idea

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Grammar: Noun
Notes: This sense of 念 is similar to 念头 (Ci Yuan '念' 3). For example, 念終始典于學 'The thoughts from first to last should be fixed on learning.' (Classic of Rites, Record on the Subject of Education 《禮記‧學記》 , trans. Legge)
Related: 念会Verb-complement phrase)、念完Verb-complement phrase)、念对Verb-complement phrase)、念清楚Verb-complement phrase)、念错Verb-complement phrase
Topic: Classical Chinese

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