Meaning of 琐

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(Trad.: 瑣)
Pinyin: suǒ
English Definition: fragmentary; trifling
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (jade) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ wáng ] king, ruler; royal; surname
    • Above to below
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Example Words
琐碎 suǒ suì trifling; trivial; tedious; inconsequential
繁琐 fán suǒ many and complicated; mired in minor details
琐事 suǒ shì trifle
琐屑 suǒ xiè trivial matters; petty things
猥琐 wěi suǒ wretched (esp. appearance); vulgar
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Example Sentences
I was lying on my bed thinking about the day when I suddenly saw three figures pop up at the door of my room. I learned they were my three friends, Eliphaz, Bildad and Zophar.
And Lot went up out of Zoar, and dwelt in the mountain, and his two daughters with him; for he feared to dwell in Zoar: and he dwelt in a cave, he and his two daughters.
That is why the town was called Zoar.
After Saul had assumed rule over Israel, he fought against their enemies on every side: Moab, the Ammonites, Edom, the kings of Zobah, and the Philistines.
Solomon then went to Hamath Zobah and captured it.