Meaning of 滑

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Pinyin: huá
English Definition: to slip; to slide; smooth; slippery; cunning
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
下滑 xià huá sliding; slide
滑雪 huá xuě to ski; skiing
滑稽 huá comical; funny; amusing; old pr. [gu3 ji1]; huaji, a form of comedy performance popular in Shanghai, Jiangsu and Zhejiang
滑坡 huá rockslide; landslip; landslide; mudslide; fig. slump; downturn; to decline
光滑 guāng huá glossy; sleek; smooth
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Example Sentences
Are there shelves that slide out?
"Write a number," I said, "and slip it across the table.
But one morning when I slid out of bed from next to him, things felt different.
Look out! The road is slippery.
Go outside and run around, jump, slide, kick a ball around, pretend.