Meaning of 庇

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English Definition: to protect; cover; shelter; hide or harbor
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical: 广
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; 广 (house) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper left
    • 广 [ guǎng ] broad, vast, wide; building, house
    • [ ] to compare, liken; comparison; than
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Example Words
庇护 asylum; shelter; to shield; to put under protection; to take under one's wing
包庇 bāo to shield; to harbor; to cover up
庇佑 yòu to bless; to protect; protection (esp. divine)
托庇 tuō to rely on sb for protection
庇荫 yìn to give shade (of a tree etc); to shield
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Example Sentences
Water, food, and shelter are necessities for people's survival.