Meaning of 抛

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(Trad.: 拋)
Pinyin: pāo
English Definition: to throw; to toss; to fling; to cast; to abandon
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (hand) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ shǒu ] hand
    • Surround from lower left
      • [ jiǔ ] nine
      • [ ] strength, power; capability, influence
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Stroke order image for Chinese character 抛
Example Words:
抛弃 [ pāo ]: to abandon; to discard; to renounce; to dump (sb)
抛出 [ pāo chū ]: to toss; to throw out
抛下 [ pāo xià ]: to throw down; to dump; to abandon; thrown down
抛下锚 [ pāo xià máo ]: to drop anchor
抛光 [ pāo guāng ]: to polish; to burnish
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