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Meaning of 徙

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Pinyin:
English Definition: (literary) to change one's residence
Chinese Definition:
①迁移:徙居(搬家)。迁徙。流徙。
②古代称流放的刑罚:徙边(流放有罪的人到边远地区)。

Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Ideographic: To step out on a long journey
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ chì ] to step with the left foot
    • [ ] Old variant of 步
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Example Words
迁徙 qiān to migrate; to move
民族大迁徙 mín qiān great migration of peoples
迁徙流离 qiān liú homeless and wandering from place to place (idiom)
曲突徙薪 xīn lit. to bend the chimney and remove the firewood (to prevent fire) (idiom); fig. to take preventive measures
转徙 zhuǎn to migrate; to move house
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