Meaning of 捶

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Pinyin: chuí
English Definition: to beat with the fist; to hammer; to cudgel
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (hand) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ shǒu ] hand
    • [ chuí ] to hang, to dangle; to hand down, to bequeath; almost, near
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Example Words
捶打 chuí to beat; to pound; to thump
捶胸顿足 chuí xiōng dùn to beat one's chest and stamp one's feet (idiom)
捶击 chuí to beat; to thump
顿足捶胸 dùn chuí xiōng to stamp one's feet and beat one's breast (idiom)
捶背 chuí bèi to massage sb's back by pounding it lightly with one's fists
More: 捶* | *捶 | *捶*
Example Sentences
Someone is thumping at the door.
She punched, thrashed and kicked.
He smashes his head with his hand.
She thumped the cushion flat .
He was so angry that he thumped the table with his fist.