Meaning of 傩

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(Trad.: 儺)
Pinyin: nuó
English Definition: to exorcise demons
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (person) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ rén ] man, person; people
    • [ nán ] hard, difficult, arduous; unable
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Example Words
傩戏 nuó Anhui local opera
傩神 nuó shén exorcising God; God who drives away plague and evil spirits
More: 傩* | *傩 | *傩*
Example Sentences
Local opera is a branch of Nuo culture, also called Junnuo(Nuo in army).
But this time, the local Youth Troupe with a new mill for the dowry, wanted to send his daughter betrothed to exorcise.
Then the paper makes valuable exploration into the relationship of interests behind the Nuo rituals.
The exorcise dance retains its ancient flavor characteristics of exorcise dance and fuses modern dance forms of entertainment.
This paper first explains the literary works of "Nuo culture", and indicates that Nuo originated from the transformation of "hunting and expelling" animals.