Meaning of 蝶

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Pinyin: dié
English Definition: butterfly; Classifiers:
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 15; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (insect) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ chóng ] insect, worm; mollusk
    • [ ] table; flat pieces of wood; a slip, a leaf
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Example Words
蝴蝶 dié butterfly; Classifiers:
蝶泳 dié yǒng butterfly stroke (swimming)
蝴蝶结 dié jié bow; bowknot
凤蝶 fèng dié swallowtail butterfly
蛱蝶 jiá dié nymphalid; butterfly
More: 蝶* | *蝶 | *蝶*
Example Sentences
Butterflies flit hither and thither.
The caterpillar will transform into a butterfly.
In previous springs, there were groups of butterflies here.
The martial arts master only saw his palms dance like agile butterflies.