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(Trad.: 繩)
Pinyin: shéng
English Definition: rope; Classifiers:
Chinese Definition:
①用两股以上的棉麻纤维或棕草等拧成的条状物:绳子。绳索。缆绳。绳梯。绳操。绳伎(a。杂技中的走绳;b。旧时指走绳的女艺人)。绳锯木断(喻力量虽小,只要坚持不懈,就能做出看来很难办到的事情)。
②木工用的墨线,引申为标准、法则,又引申为按一定的标准去衡量、纠正:绳墨。准绳。绳正。绳之以法。
③继续:“绳其祖武”(继承祖先)。
④赞誉:“绳息妫以语楚子”(“息妫”,人名)。
⑤姓氏。
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (thread) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] silk; thread
    • [ miǎn ] frog, toad; to strive, to endeavor
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Example Words
绳索 shéng suǒ rope
缰绳 jiāng shéng reins
绳之以法 shéng zhī to punish according to the law; to bring to justice
准绳 zhǔn shéng yardstick; fig. criterion; ground rule
跳绳 tiào shéng to jump rope; jump rope
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Example Sentences
1
The rope is too short to be of any use.
2
Jump rope is a popular exercise.
3
He pulled the rope with force to bring the boat ashore.
4
Children are having fun playing jump rope on the playground.
5
The police caught the killer and brought him to justice.