Meaning of 躲

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Pinyin: duǒ
English Definition: to hide; to dodge; to avoid
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (body) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ shēn ] body, torso; person; pregnancy
    • [ duǒ ] cluster of flowers; earlobe; an item on both sides
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Example Words:
躲藏 [ duǒ cáng ]: to conceal oneself; to go into hiding; to take cover
躲得过初一,躲不过十五 [ duǒ de guò chū , duǒ guò shí ]: lit. you may go undetected during the new moon, but at full moon you'll be found out (idiom); fig. you can't put it off forever; sooner or later you'll have to deal with it
躲避 [ duǒ ]: to hide; to evade; to dodge; to take shelter; to avoid (difficulties)
躲开 [ duǒ kāi ]: to stay out of (hot water, trouble, awkward situation etc); to avoid (sb)
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