Meaning of 蹄

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English Definition: hoof; pig's trotters
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 16; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (foot) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] foot; to attain, to satisfy; enough
    • [ ] supreme ruler, emperor; god
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Example Words
马蹄 horse's hoof; horseshoe; Chinese water chestnut (Eleocharis dulcis or E. congesta)
口蹄疫 kǒu foot-and-mouth disease (FMD); aphthous fever
马不停蹄 tíng unrelenting; without stopping to rest
蹄子 zi hoof; (old) wench; hussy
铁蹄 tiě iron hoof (of the oppressor)
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Example Sentences
By the hoofs of the goat I swear it, ' she made answer.
Waiting is the hoofs of time.
Nails are the primate equivalent of hooves and claws on other animals.
The rabbit, though it chews the cud, does not have a split hoof; it is unclean for you.
The pig is also unclean; although it has a split hoof, it does not chew the cud.