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Meaning of 裘

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Pinyin: qiú
English Definition: fur; fur coat; surname Qiu
Chinese Definition:
①皮衣:狐裘。集腋成裘。
②姓氏。
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (clothes) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ qiú ] to seek; to request, to demand; to beseech, to beg for
    • [ ] cloth; clothes, apparel; dress, coat
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Example Words
集腋成裘 chéng qiú many hairs make a fur coat (idiom); many small contributions add up to sth big; many a mickle makes a muckle
貂裘换酒 diāo qiú huàn jiǔ lit. to trade a fur coat for wine (idiom); fig. (of wealthy people) to lead a dissolute and extravagant life
裘力斯·恺撒 qiú · kǎi Julius Caesar, 1599 tragedy by William Shakespeare 莎士比亚
肥马轻裘 féi qīng qiú lit. stout horses and light furs; fig. to live in luxury
轻裘缓带 qīng qiú huǎn dài reposeful and scholarly (of a general in former times) (idiom)
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Example Sentences
1
Just for today, I am a guest at the world' s most perfect island resort. I feel less like Jo Thompson than I would have thought possible.
2
Earlier this summer, Jo Thompson, a mother of five, wrote of her dream to travel overland to Australia. Now she is ready to set off.
3
Cho and I were travelling with a pack raft - a small one-person inflatable kayak - each.
4
But the next day Cho found a tortoise. We'd made it a policy not to hunt, but that tortoise jerky saved us.
5
Ask your date to give you some in-motion advice and perhaps even pick up something small for each other. Trinkets only.