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nǐng
v./adj. (of a cap or screw) to screw, to twist; reversed, mistaken; contradicting, disagreeable
Other meanings
[níng]   v. twist, wring (wet towel or clothes); tweak
[nìng]   adj. (dialect) obstinate, pigheaded, stubborn
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Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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wó nǐng píng gài méi nǐng kāi ,nǐ lái shì shi ?
phr. I couldn't twist the cap, will you try?
nǐng kāi
phr. unscrew, twist open
níng jǐn
phr. screw, twist (until its) tightly closed
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liǎng gè rén yuè shuō yuè nǐng .
phr. The more the two people talked, the more they disagreed.
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tā bǎ huà shuō nǐng le , bǎ dà jiā dōu dòu xiào le .
phr. He meant to say one thing but got it the other way round, and set everyone laughing.