Meaning of 鸦

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(Trad.: 鴉)
English Definition: crow
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (bird) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words:
鸦雀无声 [ què shēng ]: lit. crow and peacock make no sound; absolute silence (idiom); not a single voice can be heard; absolute silence
天下乌鸦一般黑 [ tiān xià bān hēi ]: all crows are black (idiom); evil people are bad all over the world
鸦片 [ piàn ]: opium (loanword)
乌鸦 [ ]: crow; raven
鸦片战争 [ piàn zhàn zhēng ]: the Opium Wars of 1840-1842 and 1860-1861
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