Meaning of 曲

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(Trad.: 麴)
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Pictographic: A folded object
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  • Pinyin:

    English Definition: tune; song; Classifiers:
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    戏曲 Chinese opera
    歌曲 song
    曲艺 folk musical theater
    乐曲 yuè musical composition
    作曲家 zuò jiā composer; songwriter
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  • Pinyin:

    English Definition: bent; crooked; wrong; surname Qu; yeast; Aspergillus (includes many common molds); Taiwan pr. [qu2]
    Example Words:
    曲折 zhé winding; (fig.) complicated
    曲线 xiàn curve; curved line; indirect; in a roundabout way
    歪曲 wāi to distort; to misrepresent
    扭曲 niǔ to twist; to warp; to distort
    弯曲 wān to bend; to curve around; curved; crooked; to wind; to warp
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