Meaning of 抬

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Pinyin: tái
English Definition: to lift; to raise; (of two or more persons) to carry
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (hand) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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Example Words
抬头 tái tóu to raise one's head; to gain ground; account name, or space for writing the name on checks, bills etc
哄抬 hōng tái to artificially inflate; to bid up (the price)
高抬 gāo tái to speak highly of sb
抬杠 tái gàng to bicker; to argue for the sake of arguing; to carry on poles (together with sb else); to carry a coffin on poles
高抬贵手 gāo tái guì shǒu to be generous (idiom); to be magnanimous; Give me a break!
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Example Sentences
He lifted the heavy object with all his strength.
The son stood by the table, looking around.
She bent down to pick up a piece of paper from the ground.
Looking up, I noticed that it was already dawn.
He had someone help him carry several boxes of drinks.