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Meaning of 垫

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(Trad.: 墊)
Pinyin: diàn
English Definition: pad; cushion; mat; to pad out; to fill a gap; to pay for sb; to advance (money)
Chinese Definition:
①衬在底下或铺在上面:垫高。垫平。垫背。垫脚石(喻被人用来往上爬)。
②用来衬、铺的东西:垫子。垫褥。
③替人暂付款项:垫款。垫付。垫支。
④陷沉,淹没:垫没。垫陷。
⑤填补空缺:垫补。
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (earth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ zhí ] to execute; to grasp, to hold; to keep; to sieze, to detain
    • [ ] soil, earth; items made of earth
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Example Words
垫付 diàn to pay sb else's expense with the expectation of being reimbursed by that person later
铺垫 diàn to spread out bedding; bedcover
垫子 diàn zi cushion; mat; pad
鞋垫 xié diàn insole; shoe insert
床垫 chuáng diàn mattress; Classifiers:
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Example Sentences
1
Would you mind paying for me? I'll pay you back later.
2
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Although the Longhorn Cowfish tends to look like a hovercraft when it's moving along, it's not quite as fun as the Bumper Car-esque exterior it tends to exude.
3
If you want to start practicing yoga daily, set your yoga mat out every night, so you see it when you first wake up.
4
Put a wad of paper under the leg of the table to make it level.
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Kathy: They played too loosely. I never saw them set up perfectly. They always seemed to be saving the ball, rather than spiking it.