Meaning of 倚

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English Definition: to lean on; to rely upon
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (person) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ rén ] man, person; people
    • [ ] strange, unusual, odd; uncanny, occult
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Example Words
不偏不倚 piān even-handed; impartial; unbiased; exact; just
倚靠 kào to lean on; to rest against; to rely on; support; backing; back of a chair
倚重 zhòng to rely heavily upon
倚仗 zhàng to lean on; to rely on
倚赖 lài to rely on; to be dependent on
More: 倚* | *倚 | *倚*
Example Sentences
There was a slipway before the motorway started again and I noticed a blue van parked on it. The man leaning on it was looking over.
One showed her wearing sunglasses and leaning on the hood of a white Maserati.
He leant his forehead on his hand, and people, looking in through the open door, --for this scene is supposed to take place on a summer's evening--But how dull this is, this historical fiction!
Then we were lying together under the stars and when the first fireworks went off, you leaned over and kissed me for the first time.
Old tree roots are the best place to lean on and rest.