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Meaning of 幕

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Pinyin:
English Definition: curtain or screen; canopy or tent; headquarters of a general; act (of a play)
Chinese Definition:
①覆着在上面的帐:帐幕。夜幕。幕天席地。
②垂挂在舞台前部的帷帐:幕布。幕后。开幕。银幕。帷幕。
③古代战争期间将帅办公的地方:幕府。幕宾。幕僚。
④戏剧较完整的段落,亦喻生活中的情景:序幕。独幕剧。
⑤古代作战时用的铁制臂甲和腿甲。
⑥覆盖:“解朝服而幕之”。
⑦古同“漠”,沙漠。

Total strokes: 14; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (curtain) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ ] cannot; do not; is not; negative
    • [ jīn ] cloth, curtain, handkerchief, towel
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Example Words
开幕 kāi to open (a conference); to inaugurate
开幕式 kāi shì opening ceremony
闭幕 the curtain falls; lower the curtain; to come to an end (of a meeting)
帷幕 wéi heavy curtain
屏幕 píng screen (TV, computer or movie)
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