Meaning of 曲

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

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

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

    Example Words:
    曲子 [ zi ]: poem for singing; tune; music; Classifiers:
    戏曲 [ ]: Chinese opera
    歌曲 [ ]: song
    乐曲 [ yuè ]: musical composition
    作曲家 [ zuò jiā ]: composer; songwriter
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