Meaning of 崛

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Pinyin: jué
English Definition: towering as a peak
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mountain) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ shān ] mountain, hill, peak
    • [ ] to bend, to flex; bent, crooked, crouched
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Example Words
崛起 jué to rise abruptly (to a towering position); to tower over; to spring up; to emerge suddenly; the emergence (e.g. of a power)
奇崛 jué strange and prominent
崛地而起 jué ér lit. arising suddenly above the level ground (idiom); sudden emergence of prominent new feature
崛立 jué to tower over; rising (to a dominant position)
More: 崛* | *崛 | *崛*
Example Sentences
Mitsutoshi Hori, a 62-year-old owner of a housing-materials company, says his daughter and her two children left in May for fear of health risks.
On a recent weekend, Mr. Hori, decked out in raingear and a surgical mask, aimed a high-pressure hose at small cracks in a muddy sidewalk, where cesium tends to collect.
"What we need is a new model based on more regional integration, " says Kobori. "If we can't find that model, we are in trouble."
"It was a message that it is better to quietly and obediently follow the established conservative order, " Mr. Horie, now 37, wrote in an e-mail.
"Japanese companies are wasting the young generations to protect older workers," said Mr. Horie, now 36.