Meaning of 钓

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(Trad.: 釣)
Pinyin: diào
English Definition: to fish with a hook and bait
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Ideographic: A metal hook ; also provides the pronunciation
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Example Words
钓鱼 diào to fish (with line and hook); to dupe
垂钓 chuí diào angling
沽名钓誉 míng diào to angle for fame (idiom); to fish for compliments
钓竿 diào gān fishing rod; Classifiers:
钓钩 diào gōu fishhook
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