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Meaning of 靠

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Pinyin: kào
English Definition: to lean against or on; to stand by the side of; to come near to; to depend on; to trust; to fuck (vulgar); traditional military costume drama where the performers wear armor (old)
Chinese Definition:
①倚着,挨近:倚靠。靠垫。靠背。船靠岸。
②依赖:依靠。靠托。靠头。
③信托:可靠。靠得住。牢靠。
④传统戏剧中武将所穿的铠甲:扎靠。靠旗。

Total strokes: 15; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (people back-to-back) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ gào ] to tell, to inform, to announce; to accuse
    • [ fēi ] not, negative, non-; to oppose
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Example Words:
可靠 [ kào ]: reliable
依靠 [ kào ]: to rely on sth (for support etc); to depend on
靠拢 [ kào lǒng ]: to draw close to
靠近 [ kào jìn ]: near; to approach
可靠性 [ kào xìng ]: reliability
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