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:

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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