Meaning of 赘

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(Trad.: 贅)
Pinyin: zhuì
English Definition: superfluous; redundant; cumbersome; refers to a son-in-law living with wife's family
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 14; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (leisure) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ áo ] to ramble, to play about; leisurely; surname
    • [ bèi ] sea shell; money, currency
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Example Words:
入赘 [ zhuì ]: to go and live with one's wife's family, in effect becoming a member of her family
冗赘 [ rǒng zhuì ]: verbose
冗赘词 [ rǒng zhuì ]: expletive (linguistics)
疣赘 [ yóu zhuì ]: wart; superfluous; useless
累赘 [ léi zhuì ]: superfluous; cumbersome; a burden on sb; a nuisance to sb; to inconvenience; to tie sb down; long-winded (of writing); also pr. [lei2 zhui5]
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