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Meaning of 沥

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(Trad.: 瀝)
Pinyin:
English Definition: to drip; to strain or filter; a trickle
Chinese Definition:
①液体一滴一滴地落下:沥血(滴血为誓,示必报之仇)。呕心沥血。
②滤,漉:沥酒。
③液体的点滴:余沥。沥液(喻文章、言论的精华)。

Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words:
剖肝沥胆 [ pōu gān dǎn ]: to be completely honest and sincere (idiom)
呕心沥血 [ ǒu xīn xuè ]: lit. to spit out one's heart and spill blood (idiom); to work one's heart out; blood, sweat and tears
披肝沥胆 [ gān dǎn ]: lit. to open one's liver and drip gall (idiom); wholehearted loyalty
淅沥 [ ]: (onom.) patter of rain
滴沥 [ ]: to drip (of rainwater)
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