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Meaning of 桅

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Pinyin: wéi
English Definition: mast
Chinese Definition:
①竖立于船的甲板上的长杆,用来挂帆悬旗或兼做吊杆柱等:桅杆。桅樯(桅杆)。船桅。
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (wood) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
    • [ wēi ] dangerous, precarious; high
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Example Words
桅杆 wéi gān mast
桅竿 wéi gān ship mast; mast; also written 桅杆
前桅 qián wéi foremast
More: 桅* | *桅 | *桅*
Example Sentences
1
Mizzenmast takes up space in stern
2
Your house shall be not an anchor but a mast.
3
A usually triangular sail attached to the forestay or headstay of a sailboat.
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The mizzenmast came up through the floor and a large 4 x 6 chart table sat in the middle of the room.
5
Only the shattered remains of its top-mast were found on a Guernsey beach as evidence of its terrible fate.