Meaning of 掬

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English Definition: to hold in one's hands; classifier for a double handful; Taiwan pr. ju2
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Ideographic: To take a handful ; also provides the pronunciation
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Example Words
笑容可掬 xiào róng smiling wholeheartedly (idiom); beaming from ear to ear
憨态可掬 hān tài (of pandas, ducklings etc) adorable; cute
可掬 conspicuous; plain to see
掬水 shuǐ to scoop up water
掬诚 chéng wholeheartedly; sincerely
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