Meaning of 窝

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(Trad.: 窩)
English Definition: nest; pit or hollow on the human body; lair; den; place; to harbor or shelter; to hold in check; to bend; classifier for litters and broods
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (cave) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ xué ] cave, den, hole
    • [ guō ] to chat, to gossip, to jaw, to talk; mouth
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Example Words:
被窝 [ bèi ]: quilt wrapped around the body as a tube (traditional bedding); (contemporary) bedding; quilt; blankets; cover; bed
一窝蜂 [ fēng ]: like a swarm of bees; everyone swarms around pushing and shouting; a hornet's nest
兔子不吃窝边草 [ zi chī biān cǎo ]: A rabbit doesn't eat the grass by its own burrow (idiom); One shouldn't do anything to harm one's neighbors.
报窝 [ bào ]: to brood; to hatch
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