Meaning of 寂

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English Definition: silent; solitary; Taiwan pr. [ji2]
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (roof) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [gàimian2] roof; house
    • [ shū ] uncle; father's younger brother
Example Words:
寂寞 [ ]: lonely; lonesome; (of a place) quiet; silent
寂静 [ jìng ]: quiet
沉寂 [ chén ]: silence; stillness
不甘寂寞 [ gān ]: unwilling to remain lonely or idle; unwilling to be left out
冷寂 [ lěng ]: cold and desolate; lonely
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