Meaning of 绑

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(Trad.: 綁)
Pinyin: bǎng
English Definition: to tie; bind or fasten together; to kidnap
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (thread) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
绑架 bǎng jià to kidnap; to abduct; to hijack; a kidnapping; abduction; staking
捆绑 kǔn bǎng to bind
绑匪 bǎng fěi kidnapper
绑票 bǎng piào to kidnap (for ransom)
松绑 sōng bǎng to untie; (fig.) to ease restrictions
More: 绑* | *绑 | *绑*
Example Sentences
Bind yourself to the mast.
The balloons are tied to the bouquet and look pretty.
The police tied the criminal's hands together, restraining his movement.