Meaning of 寓

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English Definition: to reside; to imply; to contain; residence
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (roof) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [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
Seat you outside, have who often arrive to go in his Yu?
They lived in a pleasant house, with a garden, and they had discreet servants, and felt themselves superior to anyone in the neighborhood.
He has written about the metaphorical importance of his running; that to complete an action every day sets a kind of karmic example for his writing.
They house hundreds ofChinese labourers working on the Myitsone hydropower project.
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