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Meaning of 寓

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Pinyin:
English Definition: to reside; to imply; to contain; residence
Chinese Definition:
①原指寄居,后泛指居住:寓公(古代指寄居他国的官僚贵族;后泛指失势寄居他乡的地主绅士等人)。寓居。寓所。寓舍。寓邸。
②住的地方:公寓。客寓。
③寄托:寄寓。寓目(过目)。寓言(a。有所寄托的话;b。用来说明某个道理的小故事)。寓意(语言文字中所寄托或暗含的意思)。
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (roof) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [gàimian2] roof; house
    • [ ] district; mountain in Zhejiang
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Example Words
公寓 gōng apartment building; block of flats; Classifiers:
寓意 moral (of a story); lesson to be learned; implication; message; import; metaphorical meaning
寓言 yán fable; Classifiers:
寓所 suǒ dwelling
寓居 to make one's home in; to reside in; to inhabit
More: 寓* | *寓 | *寓*
Example Sentences
1
They have an apartment.
2
I live in an apartment.
3
She has a deluxe apartment.
4
The rent for this apartment is expensive.
5
Many folk stories are very meaningful.