Meaning of 爪

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Pinyin: zhuǎ
English Definition: (coll.) foot of an animal or bird; (coll.) foot supporting a cooking pot etc
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 4; Radical:
Pictographic: A bird's talons
Character Formation:
  • Surround from above
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Example Words
爪子 zhuǎ zi (animal's) claw
一鳞半爪 lín bàn zhuǎ lit. one scale and half a claw (idiom); only odd bits and pieces
爪儿 zhuǎ r paws (of small animal); same as 爪子 ; legs of furniture or apparatus; stupid person
飞鸿雪爪 fēi hóng xuě zhuǎ see 雪泥鸿爪
鹰爪翻自拳 yīng zhuǎ fān zi quán Ying Zhua Fan Zi Quan - "Eagle Claw" - Martial Art
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Example Sentences
Waiter, this lobster has only one claw.
Waiter, this lobster has only one claw.
Customer: Waiter, this lobster has only one claw.
Nails are the primate equivalent of hooves and claws on other animals.
An efficient bankruptcy process is an essential part of capitalism red in tooth and claw.