Meaning of 垮

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Pinyin: kuǎ
English Definition: to collapse; to break or wear down; to defeat
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (earth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] soil, earth; items made of earth
    • [ kuā ] extravagant, luxurious; handsome
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Example Words:
垮台 [ kuǎ tái ]: to fall from power; to collapse; demise
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