Meaning of 雕

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(Trad.: 彫, 雕, 鵰)
Pinyin: diāo
English Definition: variant of , to engrave; to carve; to engrave; shrewd; bird of prey; bird of prey
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 16; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (bird) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ zhōu ] Zhou dynasty; circumference
    • [ zhuī ] short-tailed bird; sparrow
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Example Words
雕塑 diāo a statue; a Buddhist image; sculpture; to carve
雕刻 diāo to carve; to engrave; carving
雕像 diāo xiàng sculpture; (carved) statue; Classifiers:
浮雕 diāo relief sculpture
石雕 shí diāo stone carving; carved sculpture
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