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  *读* | 读* | *读
to read / to study / reading of word (i.e. pronunciation), similar to 拼音
to read / reading
to read aloud
  *读* | 读* | *读
comma / phrase marked by pause
to decipher / to decode / to interpret
guide (e.g. book or other printed material)
to read a sample chapter of a book / to subscribe to a publication on a trial basis / to attend classes on a trial basis
to go to school
to return to the same school and repeat a course from which one has already graduated, as a result of failing to get good enough results to progress to one's desired higher-level school
(of an audio device) to repeat a recorded phrase (e.g. for language learning)
to major (in a field) / to study a specialty to obtain a higher degree
read-only (computing)
to read aloud
to read carefully and thoroughly / intensive reading
to read out loud to an audience / a prepared speech (e.g. to a party conference)
liaison (in phonetics)
to study attentively (a book) / to delve into
stress (on a syllable)
legible / readable
to pronounce a word after mentally processing its spelling / (phonics) blending
to read again / to review (a lesson etc)
to attend school as a day student
speed reading
to read and re-read sth until one is familiar with it
to read in silence
literary (rather than colloquial) pronunciation of a Chinese character
to accompany one's child or spouse who is studying overseas / to help a child with their study, reading or practicing together
(polite) to read (sth)
to misread / (fig.) to misunderstand / to misinterpret
to interpret (a visual document, a medical exam, an historical event etc) / to analyze data (from a chip, a black box etc)
pronunciation of a character other than the standard / lit. broken reading
computer-readable / machine-readable
to be both a farmer and a scholar / to work the land and also undertake academic studies
to attend school on a temporary basis
(language education) to read swiftly, aiming to get the gist / extensive reading
(of a student) to work part-time (while continuing one's studies) / (of a delinquent) to be reformed through work and study
colloquial (rather than literary) pronunciation of a Chinese character
to read intensively
pausing at the end of a phrase or sentence (in former times, before punctuation marks were used) / punctuation / periods and commas / sentences and phrases
to read cursorily / to skim through
to read (a draft) / to review
part work, part study / work-study program
reading or phonetic value of a character / (Japanese linguistics) on-reading, a pronunciation of a kanji derived from its pronunciation in a Sinitic language at the time it was imported from China (Note: An on-reading of a character is distinguished from its kun-reading(s) 訓讀|训读. For example, has an on-reading "san" and a kun-reading "yama".)
to read and interpret ancient texts / to decipher
to read (honorific: e.g. your distinguished article)
to mispronounce
to lip-read / lipreading
variant pronunciation (when the same character has more than one reading)
read-only (computing)
to attend boarding school
a reading of a written Chinese word derived from a synonym (typically, a vernacular synonym) (e.g. in Mandarin, 投子 may be pronounced as its synonym 色子, and in Wu dialects, is pronounced as its synonym 兩|两 "liahn") / to pronounce a word using such a reading / (Japanese linguistics) kun-reading, a pronunciation of a kanji derived from a native Japanese word that matches its meaning rather than from the pronunciation of the character in a Sinitic language at the time it was imported from China (Note: A kun-reading of a character is distinguished from its on-reading(s) 音讀|音读. For example, has a kun-reading "yama" and an on-reading "san".)
standard (unified) pronunciation of a character with multiple readings, as stipulated by the PRC Ministry of Education in 1985
vowel devoicing

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