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Meaning of 矶

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(Trad.: 磯)
Pinyin:
English Definition: breakwater; jetty
Chinese Definition:
①突出江边的岩石或小石山:燕子矶。采石矶。
②水冲激岩石。

Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (rock) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ shí ] stone, rock, mineral
    • [ ] small table; how many; a few, some
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Example Words:
栗腹矶鸫 [ dōng ]: (bird species of China) chestnut-bellied rock thrush (Monticola rufiventris)
洛杉矶 [ luò shān ]: Los Angeles, California
洛杉矶时报 [ luò shān shí bào ]: Los Angeles Times
洛杉矶湖人 [ luò shān rén ]: Los Angeles Lakers (NBA team)
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