Meaning of 躺

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Pinyin: tǎng
English Definition: to recline; to lie down
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 15; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (body) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ shēn ] body, torso; person; pregnancy
    • [ shàng ] still, yet; even; fairly, rather
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Example Words
躺椅 tǎng deck chair; recliner; couch; lounge
仰躺 yǎng tǎng to lie on one's back
横躺竖卧 héng tǎng shù to lie down all over the place; exhausted and in disarray
地躺拳 tǎng quán Di Tang Quan - "Ground-Prone Fist"; "Ground Tumbling Boxing" - Martial Art
横躺 héng tǎng to lie flat
More: 躺* | *躺 | *躺*
Example Sentences
Let me lie by him.
I was lying in bed one night.
So they went and entered the house of a prostitute named Rahab and stayed there.
She lay with the covers off her, and the stump looked obscene to him.
They would be lying there in the tree like, 'Oh, just let me just die up here, ' because they lacked any kind of vigor.