Meaning of 救

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Pinyin: jiù
English Definition: to save; to assist; to rescue
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (hand) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ qiú ] to seek; to request, to demand; to beseech, to beg for
    • [ ] to rap, to tap; script; to let go
Example Words:
救护车 [ jiù chē ]: ambulance; Classifiers:
抢救 [ qiǎng jiù ]: to rescue
救济 [ jiù ]: emergency relief; to help the needy with cash or goods
挽救 [ wǎn jiù ]: to save; to remedy; to rescue
补救 [ jiù ]: to remedy
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