Meaning of 挖

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English Definition: to dig; to excavate; to scoop out
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Ideographic: To dig out a hollow ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
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Example Words
挖掘 jué to excavate; to dig; to unearth
挖苦 to speak sarcastically; to make cutting remarks
挖空心思 kōng xīn si to dig for thoughts (idiom); to search everything for an answer; to rack one's brains
挖土机 excavator; backhoe
挖墙脚 qiáng jiǎo to undermine; to let someone down; to seduce someone away from something
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