Meaning of 叉

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  • Pinyin: chā

    English Definition: fork; pitchfork; prong; pick; cross; intersect; "X"
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    交叉 jiāo chā to cross; to intersect; to overlap
    叉子 chā zi fork; Classifiers:
    叉腰 chā yāo to put one's hands on one's hips; also written 插腰
    刀叉 dāo chā knife and fork; Classifiers:
    叉车 chā chē forklift truck; Classifiers:
    More: 叉* | *叉 | *叉*
  • Pinyin: chá

    English Definition: to cross; be stuck
    Chinese Definition:
  • Pinyin: chǎ

    English Definition: to diverge; to open (as legs)
    Chinese Definition:
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