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Pinyin: pěng
English Definition: to clasp; to cup the hands; to hold up with both hands; to offer (esp. in cupped hands); to praise; to flatter
Chinese Definition:
①两手托着:捧心(用手捂住胸,喻拙劣的模仿)。捧日。捧读(敬辞,读别人的文章等)。捧腹大笑。
②量词,用手能捧的东西:一捧红枣。
③奉承或代人吹嘘:捧场。吹捧。捧哏。
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Ideographic: An offering made with two hands ; also provides the pronunciation
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Example Words
捧场 pěng chǎng to cheer on (originally esp. as paid stooge); to root for sb; to sing sb's praises; to flatter
吹捧 chuī pěng to flatter; to laud sb's accomplishments; adulation
追捧 zhuī pěng to chase after (a popular person or item); to pursue; popularity
捧角 pěng jué to praise an actor; adulation
众星捧月 zhòng xīng pěng yuè lit. all the stars cup themselves around the moon (idiom, from Analects); fig. to view sb as core figure; to group around a revered leader; to revolve around sb
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Example Sentences
1
His joke made everyone burst into laughter.
2
The comedian's jokes had the audience in fits of laughter.
3
His paintings are expensive, but they are still sought after by many.
4
The worker held a kettle in both hands and poured everyone a cup of warm water.
5
广
Despite the media's criticism, he still received widespread acclaim.