Meaning of 缪

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(Trad.: 繆)
Total strokes: 14; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (thread) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] silk; thread
    • [ liù ] the sound of the wind; to soar
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  • Pinyin: liǎo
    English Definition: old variant of
    Chinese Definition:
  • Pinyin: miào
    English Definition: mu (Greek letter Μμ); surname Miao
    Chinese Definition:
  • Pinyin: miù
    English Definition: variant of ; error; erroneous
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    塞缪尔 sāi miù ěr Samuel (name)
    纰缪 miù error; mistake
    缪巧 miù qiǎo plan; scheme; intelligent; quick-witted
    缪思 miù variant of 缪斯
    缪斯 miù Muse (Greek mythology)
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  • Pinyin: móu
    English Definition: to wind round
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    未雨绸缪 wèi chóu móu lit. before it rains, bind around with silk (idiom, from Book of Songs 诗经 ); fig. to plan ahead; to prepare for a rainy day
    绸缪 chóu móu to be sentimentally attached to sb or sth
    情意绸缪 qíng chóu móu to be head over heels in love (idiom)
    More: 缪* | *缪 | *缪*
  • Pinyin:
    English Definition: old variant of
    Chinese Definition:
Example Sentences
Saint Bartholomew is one of the Apostles of Christ.
Unocal' s possession of certain technologies and materials such as rare earth minerals with dual use potential introduces additional security considerations, the USCC commissioner said.
Her replacement, Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr., has consistently voted with the court' s more conservative justices in major decisions hostile to the use of racial classifications by the government.