Meaning of 抡

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(Trad.: 掄)
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (hand) conveys the meaning.
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  • Pinyin: lūn
    English Definition: to swing (one's arms, a heavy object); to wave (a sword, one's fists); to fling (money)
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    胡抡 lūn to act rashly
    More: 抡* | *抡 | *抡*
  • Pinyin: lún
    English Definition: to select
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    抡元 lún yuán to win the top award; to come first in the examination rankings
    More: 抡* | *抡 | *抡*
Example Sentences
For, behold, I will shake mine hand upon them, and they shall be a spoil to their servants: and ye shall know that the LORD of hosts hath sent me.
He swung it once and twice and again.
Some firms have already wielded the ax.
Last week in Xiamen, photos surfaced showing a puppy beingthrown into the sea and tenaciously swimming back to shore before being tossedin again by its cold-hearted owner.
Sometimes the duty rests upon the person exercising the right; a common saying is that your right to swing your arm stops where my chin begins.