Meaning of 踵

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Pinyin: zhǒng
English Definition: to arrive; to follow; heel
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 16; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (foot) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] foot; to attain, to satisfy; enough
    • [ zhòng ] heavy, weighty; to double, to repeat
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Example Words
摩肩接踵 jiān jiē zhǒng lit. rubbing shoulders and following in each other's footsteps; a thronging crowd
接踵 jiē zhǒng to follow on sb's heels
摩顶放踵 dǐng fàng zhǒng to rub one's head and heels (idiom); to slave for the benefit of others; to wear oneself out for the general good
接踵而至 jiē zhǒng ér zhì to come one after another (idiom)
接踵而来 jiē zhǒng ér lái to come one after the other
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