Meaning of 蝎

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(Trad.: 蠍)
Pinyin: xiē
English Definition: scorpion
Chinese Definition:

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
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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)
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