Meaning of 揉

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Pinyin: róu
English Definition: to knead; to massage; to rub
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Ideographic: A gentle 柔 hand 扌; 柔 also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • hand
    • soft, supple; gentle; flexible
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Stroke order image for Chinese character 揉
Example Words:
掰开揉碎 [ bāi kāi róu suì ]: lit. to pull apart and knead to a pulp; fig. to analyze minutely from every angle; to chew sth over
揉制 [ róu zhì ]: to knead (leather)
揉合 [ róu ]: to blend
揉和 [ róu ]: to knead (clay)
揉搓 [ róu cuo ]: to rub; to torment; to torture
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