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běn néng
n. instinct

Simplified Chinese

Traditional Chinese

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 běn néng de jú qí shóu bǎo hù tóu, yí miǎn bèi shí tóu zá zhe .
phr. I instinctively lifted my hands to protect my head, in order to avoid being hit by the stone.
fán yǎn hòu dài de běn néng
phr. instinct to procreate the species