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Meaning of 拢

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(Trad.: 攏)
Pinyin: lǒng
English Definition: to gather together; to collect; to approach; to draw near to; to add; to sum up; to comb (hair)
Chinese Definition:
①凑起,总合:拢共。拢总。归拢。
②靠近,船只靠岸:拢岸。拉拢。
③使不松散或不离开:收拢。拢音。把孩子拢在怀里。
④梳,用梳子整理头发:拢一拢头发。
⑤合上,聚集:她笑得嘴都合不拢了。
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (hand) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
靠拢 kào lǒng to draw close to
拉拢 lǒng to rope in; fig. to involve sb; to entice
围拢 wéi lǒng to crowd around
合拢 lǒng to close (flower, eyes, suitcase etc); to bring together; (insect or bird when not flying) to fold (its wings)
聚拢 lǒng to gather together
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Example Sentences
1
She laughed so hard that she couldn't close her mouth.
2
怀
She held her child in her arms.
3
This baby loves to hear his dad's childhood stories and laughs uncontrollably every time. His dad asked him why he was laughing, and he said, "You were so silly when you were a kid!"