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Meaning of 纵

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(Trad.: 縱)
Pinyin: zòng
English Definition: warp (the vertical threads in weaving); vertical; longitudinal; north-south (lines of longitude); lengthwise; to release; to indulge; even if
Chinese Definition:
①放:纵虎归山。纵火。
②放任;不拘束:放纵。纵目四望。纵情。纵观全局。
③身体猛然向前或向上:纵身。
④即使:纵然。纵使。纵令。
⑤竖,直,南北的方向,与“横”相对:纵横交错。纵横捭阖(指在政治、外交上运用手段进行联合或分化)。纵贯。纵深。
⑥起皱纹:纵花(用有皱纹的纸做成的花)。这张纸都纵了。
⑦指连队编制上的“纵队”。
⑧擒横。

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Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (thread) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] silk; thread
    • [ cóng ] from, by, since, whence, through
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Example Words:
操纵 [ cāo zòng ]: to operate; to control; to rig; to manipulate
纵横 [ zòng héng ]: lit. warp and weft in weaving; vertically and horizontal; length and breadth; criss-crossed; able to move unhindered; abbr. for 合纵连横 , School of Diplomacy during the Warring States Period (475-221 BC)
纵队 [ zòng duì ]: column; file; Classifiers:
纵向 [ zòng xiàng ]: longitudinal; vertical
纵深 [ zòng shēn ]: depth (from front to rear); depth (into a territory); span (of time); (fig.) depth (of deployment, progress, development etc)
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