Meaning of 枕

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Pinyin: zhěn
English Definition: pillow; to pillow; to rest one's head on (Taiwan pr. zhen4 for this sense)
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (wood) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
    • [ yín ] to move on; doubtful
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Example Words
高枕无忧 gāo zhěn yōu to sleep peacefully (idiom); (fig.) to rest easy; to be free of worries
枕巾 zhěn jīn pillow cloth
枕木 zhěn railroad tie; sleeper
枕席 zhěn pillow mat; pillow and mat; bed
枕套 zhěn tào pillowcase
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