Meaning of 扣

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(Trad.: 釦)
Pinyin: kòu
English Definition: to fasten; to button; button; buckle; knot; to arrest; to confiscate; to deduct (money); discount; to knock; to smash, spike or dunk (a ball); to cover (with a bowl etc); fig. to tag a label on sb; button
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (hand) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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Example Words:
扣动 [ kòu dòng ]: to pull (a trigger)
扣除 [ kòu chú ]: to deduct
扣子 [ kòu zi ]: button
不折不扣 [ zhé kòu ]: a hundred percent; to the letter; out-and-out
代扣 [ dài kòu ]: to withhold tax (from employee's salary)
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