Meaning of 毁

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(Trad.: 毀, 燬, 譭)
Pinyin: huǐ
English Definition: variant of ; to destroy by fire; a blaze; to destroy; to damage; to ruin; to defame; to slander; variant of ; to defame; to slander
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Ideographic: A man using a tool to strike a clay vessel
Character Formation:
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    • Above to below
      • [ jiù ] mortar; bone joint socket
      • [ gōng ] labor, work; laborer, worker
    • [ shū ] tool, weapon
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Example Words
摧毁 cuī huǐ to destroy; to wreck
销毁 xiāo huǐ to destroy (by melting or burning); to obliterate
毁灭 huǐ miè to perish; to ruin; to destroy
毁坏 huǐ huài to damage; to devastate; to vandalize; damage; destruction
捣毁 dǎo huǐ to destroy; to smash; sabotage
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