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Meaning of 掊

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  • Pinyin: póu
    English Definition: take up in both hands
    Chinese Definition:
    ①用手扒土。
    ②聚敛:掊敛。掊聚。

  • Pinyin: pǒu
    English Definition: break up; hit
    Chinese Definition:
    ①抨击:掊击。
    ②破开,剖:掊斗(dǒu)折衡(毁弃斗和秤)。

    Example Words:
    掊斗折衡 pǒu dǒu zhé héng to break the measure and destroy the scales so as to prevent wrangling (a political philosophy advocated by 莊子 |庄子 [Zhuang1 zi3]) (idiom)
    More: 掊* | *掊 | *掊*
Example Sentences
1
耀
The sun's magnetic poles sometimes reverse, causing massive solar flares that lash out into the solar system.
2
Iron truncheons with large square heads weighting twelve catties, and shafts more than five feet long, twelve hundred of them. Also termed 'Heaven's Truncheon'.
3
Profile control of that scoop, then the gourd off nothing Yung ⑥. not that I do Hao-Ran of China also ⑦, I and the break up of their useless ⑧.
4
仿
Or kneeling by the little plot of dirt around the mailbox, the cemetery of all the flowers she'd tried to grow.
5
The doctor tells her to go behind the screen and disrobe. She does so, and the doctor goes round to see her when she is ready.