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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
Chinese Definition:
①祭奠死者或对遭到丧事的人家、团体给予慰问:吊丧。吊孝。吊唁。凭吊。
②慰问遭遇不幸的人:形影相吊。
③悬挂:上吊(自缢)。吊灯。
④把毛皮缀在衣面上:吊皮袄。
⑤提取,收回:吊销执照。
⑥中国旧时钱币单位,一吊为一千个制钱或值一千个制钱的铜币数量。

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:
吊销 [ diào xiāo ]: to suspend (an agreement); to revoke
吊唁 [ diào yàn ]: to offer condolences (for the deceased); to condole
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