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Meaning of 枪

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(Trad.: 槍, 鎗)
Pinyin: qiāng
English Definition: gun; firearm; rifle; spear; thing with shape or function similar to a gun; Classifiers: ; to substitute for another person in a test; to knock; classifier for rifle shots; variant of ; rifle; spear
Chinese Definition:
①刺击用的长矛:长枪。标枪。红缨枪。
②发射子弹的武器:手枪。步枪。机关枪。枪杀。枪林弹雨。
③像枪的东西:焊枪。烟枪。
④两头尖的竹木片,供编篱笆用。

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (wood) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • tree; wood, lumber; wooden
    • granary, barn; cabin, berth
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Example Words:
手枪 [ shǒu qiāng ]: pistol; Classifiers:
枪声 [ qiāng shēng ]: crack; shooting sound; gunshot
开枪 [ kāi qiāng ]: to open fire; to shoot a gun
机枪 [ qiāng ]: machine gun
步枪 [ qiāng ]: rifle; Classifiers:
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