Meaning of 蛇

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Pinyin: shé
English Definition: snake; serpent; Classifiers:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (worm) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words:
毒蛇 [ shé ]: viper
蛇头 [ shé tóu ]: head of a snake; human smuggler
牛鬼蛇神 [ niú guǐ shé shén ]: evil monsters; (fig.) bad characters; (political) bad elements
蟒蛇 [ mǎng shé ]: python; boa
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