Meaning of 拾

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Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Ideographic: To gather things in one's hands
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ shǒu ] hand
    • [ ] to combine, to join, to unite; to gather
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  • Pinyin: shí

    English Definition: to pick up; to collate or arrange; ten (banker's anti-fraud numeral)
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    拾掇 shí duo to clear up; to tidy up; to pick up; to repair
    拾遗 shí to pocket a lost article; (fig.) to correct others' errors; to remedy omissions (in a text etc)
    拾零 shí líng to pick up bits; to collect scrap material; tidbits; gleanings (used as gossip)
    拾金不昧 shí jīn mèi to pick up money and not hide it (idiom); to return property to its owner
    拾取 shí to pick up; to collect
    More: 拾* | *拾 | *拾*
  • Pinyin: shè

    English Definition: to ascend in light steps
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    拾级而上 shè ér shàng to walk slowly up a flight of steps (idiom)
    拾级 shè to go up or down stairs step by step
    More: 拾* | *拾 | *拾*
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