Meaning of 块

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(Trad.: 塊)
Pinyin: kuài
English Definition: lump (of earth); chunk; piece; classifier for pieces of cloth, cake, soap etc; (coll.) classifier for money and currency units
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (earth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] soil, earth; items made of earth
    • [ guài ] decisive, certain; parted; fork
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Example Words:
块茎 [ kuài jīng ]: stem tuber
斑块 [ bān kuài ]: patch; spot; (medicine) plaque
砖块 [ zhuān kuài ]: brick
魔术方块 [ shù fāng kuài ]: Rubik's cube; magic cube
条块分割 [ tiáo kuài fēn ]: separation of departments and regions (idiom)
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