Meaning of 述

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Pinyin: shù
English Definition: to state; to tell; to narrate; to relate
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (walk) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from lower left
    • [ chuò ] to walk; walking
    • [ shù ] skill, art; method, technique; trick
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Example Words
上述 shàng shù aforementioned; above-mentioned
论述 lùn shù treatise; discourse; exposition
阐述 chǎn shù to expound (a position); to elaborate (on a topic); to treat (a subject)
描述 miáo shù to describe; description
叙述 shù to relate (a story or information); to tell or talk about; to recount; narration; telling; narrative; account
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Example Sentences
Other people's privacy should not be talked about at will.
This book tells the story of a middle-aged girl.
This film adopts a unique perspective to narrate the story.
We should describe the essence of the problem as accurately as possible.
This report elaborates on the solution to the problem in detail.