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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