Meaning of 赎

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(Trad.: 贖)
Pinyin: shú
English Definition: to redeem; to ransom
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Ideographic: To sell a soul for money ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ bèi ] sea shell; money, currency
    • [ mài ] to sell; to betray; to show off
Example Words:
将功赎罪 [ jiāng gōng shú zuì ]: to atone for one's crimes by meritorious acts
找赎 [ zhǎo shú ]: (dialect) to give change
掳人勒赎 [ rén shú ]: kidnapping for ransom
救赎 [ jiù shú ]: to save (a soul); redemption
救赎主 [ jiù shú zhǔ ]: Redeemer
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