Meaning of 竖

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(Trad.: 豎)
Pinyin: shù
English Definition: to erect; vertical; vertical stroke (in Chinese characters)
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Ideographic: A person standing as straight as a knife
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • Left to right
    • [ ] to stand; to establish, to set up
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Example Words
竖立 shù to erect; to set upright; to stand
横七竖八 héng shù in disorder; at sixes and sevens (idiom)
竖直 shù zhí vertical; to erect; to set upright; vertical stroke in Chinese characters; young servant (old)
竖琴 shù qín harp
横躺竖卧 héng tǎng shù to lie down all over the place; exhausted and in disarray
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