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Meaning of 吊

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(Trad.: 弔)
Pinyin: diào
English Definition: to suspend; to hang up; to hang a person; a string of 100 cash (arch.); to lament; to condole with; variant of
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ jīn ] cloth, curtain, handkerchief, towel
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Example Words:
一哭二闹三上吊 [ èr nào sān shàng diào ]: to make a terrible scene (idiom); to throw a tantrum
上吊 [ shàng diào ]: to hang oneself
倒吊蜡烛 [ dào diào zhú ]: Wrightia tinctoria (flowering plant in Apocynaceae family, common names dyer's oleander or pala indigo)
半吊子 [ bàn diào zi ]: dabbler; smatterer; tactless and impulsive person
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