Meaning of 淤

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English Definition: silt; river sludge; to silt up; choked with silt; variant of
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Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
淤积 to silt up; silt; sediment; ooze; slurry
淤泥 silt; sludge; ooze
淤塞 choked with silt; silted up
出淤泥而不染 chū ér rǎn lit. to grow out of the mud unsullied (idiom); fig. to be principled and incorruptible
淤滞 zhì silted up; obstructed by silt; variant of 瘀滞
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