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Meaning of 寸

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Pinyin: cùn
English Definition: a unit of length; inch; thumb
Total strokes: 3; Radical: ; Structure: 寸 + *
Ideographic: A hand with a dot indicating where the pulse can be felt, about an inch up the wrist
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寸步不让 [ cùn ràng ]: (idiom) not to yield an inch
一寸光阴一寸金,寸金难买寸光阴 [ cùn guāng yīn cùn jīn , cùn jīn nán mǎi cùn guāng yīn ]: lit. An interval of time is worth an ounce of gold, money cannot buy you time. (idiom); fig. Time is precious and must be treasured.
一寸光阴一寸金 [ cùn guāng yīn cùn jīn ]: lit. An interval of time is worth an ounce of gold. (idiom); fig. free time is to be treasured
寸金难买寸光阴 [ cùn jīn nán mǎi cùn guāng yīn ]: An ounce of gold can't buy you an interval of time (idiom); Money can't buy you time.; Time is precious.
寸土寸金 [ cùn cùn jīn ]: land is extremely expensive (in that area) (idiom)
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