Meaning of 坠

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(Trad.: 墜)
Pinyin: zhuì
English Definition: to fall; to drop; to weigh down
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (earth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ duì ] team, group, band, army unit; measure word for groups of people
    • [ ] soil, earth; items made of earth
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Example Words
坠毁 zhuì huǐ (of an airplane etc) to fall to the ground and crash
坠落 zhuì luò to fall; to drop
坠入 zhuì to drop into; to fall into
摇摇欲坠 yáo yáo zhuì tottering; on the verge of collapse
天花乱坠 tiān huā luàn zhuì lit. a deluge of heavenly flowers (idiom); fig. extravagant embellishments; hype
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Example Sentences
If possible drop from a position above soft earth . If above the first floor, drop only as a last resort.
You must show the keeper the red card, and, as the offence was off the field of play, restart with a dropped ball from where it was in play when play was stopped.
Restart with a dropped ball. You should then continue with the rest of the game, and later report what happened to the authorities.
Psychologists have long assumed that our misperception of slope was biased by fatigue or even fear of falling.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. said Wednesday that one of its workers fell to his death in China this week, without giving more details.