Meaning of 枓

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Pinyin: dǒu
English Definition: square base for Chinese flagstaff
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (wood) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
    • [ dòu ] to struggle, to fight, to contend; measuring cup
Similar Characters:
Example Words
枓拱 dǒu gǒng variant of 斗拱
枓栱 dǒu gǒng variant of 斗拱
More: 枓* | *枓 | *枓*
Example Sentences
The dust, in conjunction with the galaxy's interstellar gas, comprises the raw material for future star formation.
Mr. Smit said that the company was working to develop cheaper, more effective materials.