Meaning of 桩

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(Trad.: 樁)
Pinyin: zhuāng
English Definition: stump; stake; pile; classifier for items
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (wood) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
    • [ zhuāng ] village, hamlet; villa, manor
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Example Words
木桩 zhuāng wooden pile; stake
树桩 shù zhuāng tree stump
打桩 zhuāng to drive piles into
打桩机 zhuāng pile driver (machinery)
标桩 biāo zhuāng (marking) stake
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Example Sentences
It's not much fun being lost in the rain.
This is good business.
If I'm already a regular at the restaurant, this is terrible business; I'm going to go in and pay less for a meal I would already have eaten.
Then she beheld a most unprecedented thing, a thing so unprecedented that nothing equal to it had appeared to her even in the blackest deliriums of fever.
By the time a couple call me, however, all they focus on is the affair, which they believe is the problem.