Meaning of 蜓

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Pinyin: tíng
English Definition: see 蜻蜓
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (insect) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words:
蜻蜓 [ qīng tíng ]: dragonfly
堰蜓座 [ yàn tíng zuò ]: Chamaeleon (constellation)
蜻蜓撼石柱 [ qīng tíng hàn shí zhù ]: lit. the dragon-fly shakes the stone tower (idiom); fig. to overestimate one's capabilities
蜻蜓目 [ qīng tíng ]: Odonata, order consisting of about 6,000 species of dragonflies and damselflies
蜻蜓点水 [ qīng tíng diǎn shuǐ ]: lit. the dragonfly touches the water lightly; superficial contact (idiom)
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