Meaning of 穷

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(Trad.: 窮)
Pinyin: qióng
English Definition: poor; destitute; to use up; to exhaust; thoroughly; extremely; (coll.) persistently and pointlessly
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ xué ] cave, den, hole
    • [ ] strength, power; capability, influence
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Example Words:
层出不穷 [ céng chū qióng ]: more and more emerge; innumerable succession; breeding like flies (idiom)
无穷无尽 [ qióng jìn ]: endless; boundless; infinite
固穷 [ qióng ]: to endure poverty stoically
无穷 [ qióng ]: endless; boundless; inexhaustible
穷人 [ qióng rén ]: poor people; the poor
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