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Meaning of 侧

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(Trad.: 側)
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Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (person) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ rén ] man, person; people
    • [ ] rule, law, regulation; grades
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  • Pinyin:
    English Definition: the side; to incline towards; to lean; inclined; lateral; side
    Chinese Definition:
    ①旁:侧面。侧影。侧门。侧室。侧翼。侧记(关于某些活动的侧面的报道)。
    ②斜着:侧重(zhòng)(偏重)。侧射。侧卧。侧枝。侧芽。辗转反侧。
    ③卑陋:侧陋(a。偏僻简陋;b。指地位低下)。
    ④正。

    Example Words:
    两侧 liǎng two sides; both sides
    侧面 miàn lateral side; side; aspect; profile
    侧重 zhòng to place particular emphasis on
    左侧 zuǒ left side
    右侧 yòu right side
    More: 侧* | *侧 | *侧*
  • Pinyin: zhāi
    English Definition: lean on one side
    Chinese Definition:
    ①(侧歪)倾斜,如“你看那人侧侧着走”。
Example Sentences
1
He lay for some time, without movement, on his side.
2
Later she walked into a pharmacy and I sat a distance away on the shady side of the street and lit a cigarillo, concentrating on not inhaling.
3
My son's transfixed half turn of the head now seemed perfectly appropriate. Life, with all of its fragile wonders, should always be pulling us in.
4
But I saw, from the corner of my eye, Edward's head tilt reflexively in my direction.
5
Then he races behind his tower and jumps at her from the other side.