Meaning of 阱

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Pinyin: jǐng
English Definition: pitfall; trap
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Ideographic: A farm with a well ; also provides the pronunciation
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Example Words
陷阱 xiàn jǐng pitfall; snare; trap
设阱自陷 shè jǐng xiàn to snare oneself in one's own trap (idiom)
设阱陷害 shè jǐng xiàn hài to set a trap (idiom)
气阱 jǐng air pocket
势阱 shì jǐng potential well (physics)
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Example Sentences
Don't fall into that trap under any circumstances.
Nuclear weapons are a trap, not a gift.