Meaning of 斜

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Pinyin: xié
English Definition: inclined; slanting; oblique; tilting
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (measuring cup) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] surplus, remainder; surname
    • [ dòu ] to struggle, to fight, to contend; measuring cup
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Example Words
倾斜 qīng xié to incline; to lean; to slant; to slope; to tilt
斜坡 xié slope; incline
斜阳 xié yáng setting sun
歪斜 wāi xié crooked; askew; oblique; slanting; out of plumb
斜眼 xié yǎn to look askance; cross or wall-eyed
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