Meaning of 碍

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(Trad.: 礙)
Pinyin: ài
English Definition: to hinder; to obstruct; to block
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (stone) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ shí ] stone, rock, mineral
    • [ ] to obtain, to get, to acquire; ancient form of 得
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Example Words
障碍 zhàng ài barrier; obstruction; hindrance; impediment; obstacle
阻碍 ài to obstruct; to hinder; to block; obstruction; hindrance
妨碍 fáng ài to hinder; to obstruct
障碍物 zhàng ài obstacle; hindrance
碍事 ài shì (usu used in the negative) to be of importance or to matter; to be in the way; to be a hindrance
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