Inflation rate (通货膨胀率)

Inflation rate (通货膨胀率 tōnghuò péngzhàng lǜ) measures how fast a currency is devalued during a time period. In other words, it refers to the percentage increase in the price level.

  • (tōng) as in circulation (流通 liútōng), passing (通过 tōngguò) or smooth (通顺 tōngshùn).
  • (huò) as in commodity or goods (货品 huòpǐn), money (通货 tōnghuò). The underlying radical is (bèi), which originally refers to money.
  • Both (péng) and (zhàng) refers to expand, swell, or dilate. 膨胀 (péngzhàng) as in confidence growth (信心膨胀 xìnxīn péngzhàng), thermal expansion (热膨胀 rèpéngzhàng).
  • (lǜ) as in ratio (比率 bǐlǜ), heart rate(心率 xīnlǜ), or probability (几率 jīlǜ).

Inflation rate (通货膨胀率 tōnghuò péngzhàng lǜ) word examples:

  1. Hyperinflation rate (恶性通货膨胀率 èxìng tōnghuò péngzhàng lǜ).
  2. Annual inflation rate (年通货膨胀率 nián tōnghuò péngzhàng lǜ).
  3. Inflation rate target (通货膨胀率目标 tōnghuò péngzhàng lǜ mùbiāo).
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