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Meaning of 舌

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Pinyin: shé
English Definition: tongue
Chinese Definition:
①人或动物嘴里辨别滋味、帮助咀嚼和发音的器官:舌头。舌耕(a.指读书勤奋;b.旧时学者授徒,依口说谋生,好像农夫耕田得粟)。唇枪舌剑。
②语言辩论的代称:舌战(激烈议论)。
③像舌头的东西:帽舌。火舌。
④铃或释中的锤。
⑤指箭靶两旁上下伸出的部分。
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Pictographic: A tongue sticking out of a mouth
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ qiān ] thousand; many, numerous; very
    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
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Example Words
七嘴八舌 zuǐ shé lively discussion with everybody talking at once
口舌 kǒu shé dispute or misunderstanding caused by gossip; to talk sb round
喉舌 hóu shé mouthpiece; spokesperson
瞠目结舌 chēng jié shé stupefied; flabbergasted
舌尖 shé jiān tip of tongue; apical
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Example Sentences
1
齿
That' s what it might sound like if I had a tongue stud, hitting my teeth.
2
It is clear that the iceberg and the glacier tongue are trapping the ice in place.
3
穿
Writing the purchase date on the inside of each shoe's tongue is another good way to help remember when you first started running in them.
4
Glacier tongues grow longer year by year until they eventually break off, calving a new iceberg.
5
So the heart, though being in the body, is connected with the tongue by the heart-meridians.