Meaning of 攀

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Pinyin: pān
English Definition: to climb (by pulling oneself up); to implicate; to claim connections of higher status
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 19; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (hand) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
攀登 pān dēng to climb; to pull oneself up; to clamber; to scale; fig. to forge ahead in the face of hardships and danger
攀升 pān shēng to clamber up; (of prices etc) to rise
攀比 pān to make invidious comparisons; to compete with; to emulate
攀岩 pān yán rock climbing; to climb a rockface
攀谈 pān tán to chat
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Example Sentences
The hiker is climbing up the mountain.
He climbed upward towards the higher peak.
The mountain peak is towering and daunting.
They bravely advanced and climbed the mountain upward.
Climbing on the rocks has become increasingly difficult for him.