Meaning of 索

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Pinyin: suǒ
English Definition: to search; to demand; to ask; to exact; large rope; isolated
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Ideographic: A rope hanging from the ceiling
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • Above to below
    • [ ] silk; thread
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Stroke order image for Chinese character 索
Example Words:
搜索 [ sōu suǒ ]: to search (a place); to search (a database etc)
探索 [ tàn suǒ ]: to explore; to probe
思索 [ suǒ ]: to think deeply; to ponder
线索 [ xiàn suǒ ]: trail; clues; thread (of a story)
索性 [ suǒ xìng ]: you might as well (do it); simply; just
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