Meaning of 躬

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Pinyin: gōng
English Definition: body; oneself; personally; to bow
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Ideographic: To bow one's body ; also provides the pronunciation
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Example Words:
鞠躬 [ gōng ]: to bow; (literary) to bend down
事必躬亲 [ shì gōng qīn ]: to attend to everything personally
卑躬屈节 [ bēi gōng jié ]: to bow and scrape; to act servilely
卑躬屈膝 [ bēi gōng ]: to bow and bend the knee (idiom); fawning; bending and scraping to curry favor
反躬自问 [ fǎn gōng wèn ]: introspection; to ask oneself
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