Meaning of 壶

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(Trad.: 壺)
English Definition: pot; classifier for bottled liquid
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictographic: A jar of wine
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ shì ] scholar, gentleman; soldier
    • Above to below
      • [ ] cover
      • [ ] business, profession; to study, to work
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Example Words:
烧水壶 [ shāo shuǐ ]: kettle
茶壶 [ chá ]: teapot; Classifiers:
便壶 [ biàn ]: bed urinal; chamber pot
冰壶 [ bīng ]: jade pot for cold water; curling (sport); curling puck
冰壶秋月 [ bīng qiū yuè ]: jade ice jug and autumn moon (idiom, from poem by Song writer Su Dongpo 苏东坡 ); fig. spotless white and pure; flawless person
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