Meaning of 鹤

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(Trad.: 鶴)
English Definition: crane
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 15; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (bird) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words:
一琴一鹤 [ qín ]: carrying very little luggage (idiom); honest and incorruptible (government officials)
丹顶鹤 [ dān dǐng ]: (bird species of China) red-crowned crane (Grus japonensis)
乘鹤 [ chéng ]: to fly on a crane; to die
仙鹤 [ xiān ]: red-crowned crane (Grus japonensis)
天鹤座 [ tiān zuò ]: Grus (constellation)
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