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Meaning of 舵

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Pinyin: duò
English Definition: helm; rudder
Chinese Definition:
①船、飞机等控制方向的装置:升降舵。方向舵。舵轮(轮船、汽车等的方向盘)。舵手。舵位。舵盘。掌舵。见风使舵。
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (boat) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
舵手 duò shǒu helmsman
掌舵 zhǎng duò to steer (a ship)
见风使舵 jiàn fēng shǐ duò lit. see the wind and set the helm (idiom); fig. to act pragmatically; to be flexible and take advantage of the situation
把舵 duò to hold the rudder; to hold (to take, to be at) the helm; to steer
见风转舵 jiàn fēng zhuǎn duò lit. see the wind and set the helm (idiom); fig. to act pragmatically; to be flexible and take advantage of the situation
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