FEEDBACK

Meaning of 蝎

Use your mouse
to draw a Chinese
character here
(Trad.: 蠍)
Pinyin: xiē
English Definition: scorpion
Chinese Definition:
①(蝎虎)即“壁虎”。
②节肢动物,胎生。头胸部的螯肢呈钳状,胸脚四对。后腹狭长,末端有毒钩,用来防敌和捕虫,食昆虫、蜘蛛等。干燥虫体可入药:蝎子。毒如蛇蝎。

Total strokes: 15; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (insect) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ chóng ] insect, worm; mollusk
    • [ ] what, why, where, which, how
Step by Step Stroke Sequence: Download Customize Pin it
Stroke order image for Chinese character 蝎
Example Words:
天蝎 [ tiān xiē ]: Scorpio (constellation)
天蝎座 [ tiān xiē zuò ]: Scorpio or Scorpius (constellation and sign of the zodiac)
蝎子 [ xiē zi ]: scorpion
蝎虎座 [ xiē zuò ]: Lacerta (constellation)
毒蛇恶蝎 [ shé è xiē ]: poisonous snakes and scorpions (idiom)
More: 蝎* | *蝎 | *蝎*
Example Sentences