Meaning of 躲

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Pinyin: duǒ
English Definition: to hide; to dodge; to avoid
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (body) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ shēn ] body, torso; person; pregnancy
    • [ duǒ ] cluster of flowers; earlobe; an item on both sides
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Example Words
躲避 duǒ to hide; to evade; to dodge; to take shelter; to avoid (difficulties)
躲藏 duǒ cáng to conceal oneself; to go into hiding; to take cover
躲闪 duǒ shǎn to evade; to dodge (out of the way)
躲躲闪闪 duǒ duǒ shǎn shǎn to evade; to dodge (out of the way)
躲懒 duǒ lǎn to shy away from work; to get by without attending duty
More: 躲* | *躲 | *躲*
Example Sentences
No! We should probably hide after that one.
Why do you keep avoiding him?
Some hide behind the mask of performance.
"I play hidden cat with my four-year-old son every seems we must not play this from now on, " said another.
Quick, hide yourself!