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
Total strokes: 16; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (bird) conveys the meaning.
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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
动态雕塑 [ dòng tài diāo ]: (fine arts) a mobile
雕像 [ diāo xiàng ]: sculpture; (carved) statue; Classifiers:
一箭双雕 [ jiàn shuāng diāo ]: lit. one arrow, two golden eagles (idiom); to kill two birds with one stone
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