Meaning of 塌

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English Definition: to collapse; to droop; to settle down
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (earth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] soil, earth; items made of earth
    • Above to below
      • [ ] sun; day; daytime
      • [ ] feather, plume; wings
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Example Words
倒塌 dǎo to collapse (of building); to topple over
坍塌 tān to collapse
塌陷 xiàn to subside; to sink; to cave in
塌方 fāng to cave in; to collapse; landslide
崩塌 bēng talus slide; to crumble (of scree slope); to collapse; landslide
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