Meaning of 竹

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(Trad.: 竹)
Pinyin: zhú
English Definition: "bamboo" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 118); bamboo; Classifiers: ; Kangxi radical 118
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Pictographic: Two stalks of bamboo
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    Example Words:
    竹林 [ zhú lín ]: bamboo forest
    竹筒 [ zhú tǒng ]: bamboo tube; bamboo pipe
    竹笋 [ zhú sǔn ]: bamboo shoot
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