Meaning of 局

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(Trad.: 侷, 局)
English Definition: narrow; office; situation; classifier for games: match, set, round etc
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Ideographic: A place where measures are discussed
Character Formation:
  • Surround from above
    • [ chǐ ] ruler, tape-measure; unit of length, about 1 ft.
    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
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Example Words:
邮局 [ yóu ]: post office; Classifiers:
局面 [ miàn ]: aspect; phase; situation
局部 [ ]: part; local
布局 [ ]: arrangement; composition; layout; opening (chess jargon)
全局 [ quán ]: overall situation
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