Meaning of 御

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(Trad.: 禦)
English Definition: to resist; imperial; (classical) to drive (a chariot); to manage; to govern; to defend; to resist
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (step) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ chì ] to step with the left foot
    • [ xiè ] to unload; to lay down; to resign
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Example Words
防御 fáng defense; to defend
抵御 to resist; to withstand
御寒 hán to defend against the cold; to keep warm
御敌 armed enemy of the nation; enemy of the Emperor; fig. championship challenger; contender opposing champion in sporting contest
御医 imperial physician
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Example Sentences
The military is strengthening patrols and defense in border areas.
My coat is very warm and can withstand cold weather.
One of the main missions of the air force is to provide air defense.
This game character has high attack and defense power.
The soldiers set up defenses and arranged the guns outside the camp.