Meaning of 篮

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(Trad.: 籃)
Pinyin: lán
English Definition: basket (receptacle); basket (in basketball)
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 16; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (bamboo) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ zhú ] bamboo; flute
    • [ jiān ] to supervise, to direct, to control; to inspect; prison, jail
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Example Words
篮球 lán qiú basketball; Classifiers:
摇篮 yáo lán cradle
男篮 nán lán men's basketball; men's basketball team
篮板球 lán bǎn qiú rebound (basketball)
竹篮 zhú lán wicker basket
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