Meaning of 走

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Pinyin: zǒu
English Definition: to walk; to go; to run; to move (of vehicle); to visit; to leave; to go away; to die (euph.); from; through; away (in compound verbs, such as 撤走 ); to change (shape, form, meaning)
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Ideographic: Someone stepping with their foot
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ ] soil, earth; items made of earth
    • [ zhǐ ] to stop, to halt; to detain; to desist
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Example Words:
走廊 [ zǒu láng ]: corridor; aisle; hallway; passageway; veranda
走私 [ zǒu ]: to smuggle; to have an illicit affair
走漏 [ zǒu lòu ]: to leak (of information, liquid etc); to divulge
飞禽走兽 [ fēi qín zǒu shòu ]: birds and animals; the beasts of the field and the birds of the air
走扁带 [ zǒu biǎn dài ]: slacklining
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