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Meaning of 楼

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(Trad.: 樓)
Pinyin: lóu
English Definition: house with more than 1 story; storied building; floor; Classifiers:
Chinese Definition:
①两层和两层以上的房屋;亦指建筑物的上层部分或有上层结构的,或指楼房的一层:楼房。楼梯。楼道。楼层。城楼。岗楼。阁楼。楼台。楼船。办公楼。高楼大厦。
②姓氏。

Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (wood) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
    • [ lóu ] a constellation; to wear; surname
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Example Words:
楼上 [ lóu shàng ]: upstairs
大楼 [ lóu ]: building (a relatively large, multi-storey one); Classifiers:
楼房 [ lóu fáng ]: a building of two or more stories; Classifiers:
红楼梦 [ hóng lóu mèng ]: A Dream of Red Mansions (first completed edition 1791) by Cao Xueqin 曹雪芹 , one of the four great novels
楼梯 [ lóu ]: stair; staircase; Classifiers:
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