Meaning of 卧

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(Trad.: 臥)
English Definition: to lie; to crouch
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Ideographic: A person (altered form of ) laying in bed
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    • [ chén ] minister, statesman, official, vassal
    • [ bo ] divination, fortune-telling; prophecy
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Example Words:
卧室 [ shì ]: bedroom; Classifiers:
仰卧式 [ yǎng shì ]: corpse pose (yoga)
仰卧 [ yǎng ]: to lie supine
仰卧起坐 [ yǎng zuò ]: sit-up (physical exercise)
伏卧 [ ]: lying down; to lie prostrate; prone
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