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Meaning of 刍

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(Trad.: 芻)
Pinyin: chú
English Definition: to mow or cut grass; hay; straw; fodder
Chinese Definition:
①喂牲畜的草,亦指用草料喂牲口:刍秣(饲养牛马的草料)。反刍。
②割草:刍荛(割草称“刍”,打柴称“荛”。指割草打柴的人。后常用作向人陈述意见的谦辞)。刍言(常用来谦称自己的言论)。刍议(同“刍言”)。
③草把:刍灵(古代送葬用的茅草扎的人马)。

Total strokes: 5; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (knife) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words:
反刍 [ fǎn chú ]: to ruminate; to chew the cud
反裘负刍 [ fǎn qiú chú ]: lit. to wear one's coat inside out and carry firewood on one's back (idiom); fig. to live a life of poverty and hard work; fig. to act stupidly
刍秣 [ chú ]: hay; fodder
刍粮 [ chú liáng ]: army provisions
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