Meaning of 弓

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Pinyin: gōng
English Definition: a bow (weapon); Classifiers: ; to bend; to arch (one's back etc)
Total strokes: 3; Radical: ; Structure: 弓 + *
Pictographic: A bow aimed to the left
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受电弓 [ shòu diàn gōng ]: pantograph (transportation)
左右开弓 [ zuǒ yòu kāi gōng ]: lit. to shoot from both sides (idiom); fig. to display ambidexterity; to slap with one hand and then the other, in quick succession; to use both feet equally (football)
弓弦 [ gōng xián ]: bowstring
弓弦儿 [ gōng xián r ]: bowstring
More: 弓* | *弓 | *弓*
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