Meaning of 塔

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English Definition: pagoda; tower; minaret; stupa (abbr. loanword from Sanskrit tapo); Classifiers:
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (earth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] soil, earth; items made of earth
    • [ ] to answer; small bean; thick, heavy
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Example Words:
塔州 [ zhōu ]: Tasmania (abbr. for 塔斯曼尼亚州 )
金字塔式 [ jīn shì ]: downward-facing dog (yoga pose)
金字塔 [ jīn ]: pyramid (building or structure)
九层塔 [ jiǔ céng ]: basil
仰光大金塔 [ yǎng guāng jīn ]: Great Pagoda of Yangon (Rangoon)
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