Meaning of 剝

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(Simplified: 剥)
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (knife) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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  • Pinyin: bāo
    English Definition: to peel; to skin; to shell; to shuck
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    剝皮 bāo to skin; to flay; to excoriate; to peel; to bark at sb; to physically punish sb
    剝皮鉗 bāo qián wire stripper
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  • Pinyin:
    English Definition: to peel; to skin; to flay; to shuck
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    剝削 xuē to exploit; exploitation
    剝奪 duó to deprive; to expropriate; to strip (sb of his property)
    剝離 to peel; to strip; to peel off; to come off (of tissue, skin, covering etc)
    剝削階級 xuē jiē exploiting class (in Marxist theory)
    剝落 luò to peel off
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Example Sentences
The paint is starting to peel off.