Meaning of 咀

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English Definition: to chew; to masticate
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ qiě ] moreover, also (post-subject); about to, will soon (pre-verb)
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Example Words
咀嚼 jué to chew; to think over
石咀山 shí shān Shijushan or Shizuishan (place name); variant of Shizuishan 石嘴山 , prefecture level city in Ningxia on the border with Inner Mongolia
含商咀征 hán shāng zhēng permeated with beautiful music (idiom)
含宫咀征 hán gōng zhēng permeated with beautiful music (idiom)
含商咀徵 hán shāng zhǐ permeated with beautiful music (idiom)
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Example Sentences
And a layer that skimpy would likely be worn away by ordinary chewing.