Meaning of 舟

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Pinyin: zhōu
English Definition: boat
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Pictographic: A boat
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    Example Words
    龙舟 lóng zhōu dragon boat; imperial boat
    同舟共济 tóng zhōu gòng cross a river in the same boat (idiom); fig. having common interests; obliged to collaborate towards common goals
    风雨同舟 fēng tóng zhōu lit. in the same boat under wind and rain (idiom); fig. to stick together in hard times
    方舟 fāng zhōu ark
    泛舟 fàn zhōu to go boating
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    Example Sentences
    It will take many years before people begin to think they and the wildlife are on the same boat of existence.
    And, throw them into the sea from my ship.
    The only rowboat scene I knew was the one in which Montgomery Clift pushes Shelley Winters into the water.
    Canoe is actually an Arawak word.
    New Year's Day blessing: this time of year, blessing will flock to you like the ocean, I hope that my wishes as a leaf boat, set your wind and waves to reach the other side of success!