Meaning of 疥

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Pinyin: jiè
English Definition: scabies
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (sickness) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper left
    • [ ] sickness, disease
    • [ jiè ] agent, go-between, intermediary; to introduce; shell, armor
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Example Words
疥疮 jiè chuāng scabies; welts
More: 疥* | *疥 | *疥*
Example Sentences
it is an itch, an infectious disease of the head or chin.
If a man harassed by illness one after another, such as sore, scab, inner heat and spermatorrhea etc. , we are sure that his life will be very painful.
The globe does not perish, because it has these wounds, craters, eruptions, sulphur pits, here and there, nor because of a volcano which ejects its pus.
the priest is to examine him, and if the itch has spread in the skin, the priest does not need to look for yellow hair; the person is unclean.
On the seventh day the priest is to examine the sore, and if the itch has not spread and there is no yellow hair in it and it does not appear to be more than skin deep