Meaning of 门

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(Trad.: 門)
Pinyin: mén
English Definition: gate; door; Classifiers: ; opening; valve; switch; way to do something; knack; family; house; (religious) sect; school (of thought); class; category; phylum or division (taxonomy); classifier for large guns; classifier for lessons, subjects, branches of technology; (suffix) -gate (i.e. scandal; derived from Watergate)
Total strokes: 3; Radical:
Pictographic: An open doorway or gate
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Example Words:
专门 [ zhuān mén ]: specialist; specialized; customized
部门 [ mén ]: department; branch; section; division; Classifiers:
热门 [ mén ]: popular; hot; in vogue
窍门 [ qiào mén ]: a trick; an ingenious method; know-how; the knack (of doing sth)
或门 [ huò mén ]: OR gate (electronics)
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