Meaning of 挟

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(Trad.: 挾)
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Ideographic: Wedged in one's arms ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
  • Pinyin: xié

    English Definition: to clasp under the arm; to coerce
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    挟天子以令天下 [ xié tiān lìng tiān xià ]: (expr.) hold the feudal overlord and you control the whole country
    挟天子以令诸侯 [ xié tiān lìng zhū hóu ]: (expr.) hold the feudal overlord and you control his vassals
    挟带 [ xié dài ]: to carry along; to carry on one's person; to carry secretly
    挟怨 [ xié yuàn ]: to hold a grudge
    挟持 [ xié chí ]: to seize
    More: 挟* | *挟 | *挟*
  • Pinyin: jiā

    English Definition: old variant of
    Chinese Definition:
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