Meaning of 脖

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English Definition: neck
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (flesh) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • meat, flesh; organic compound
    • [ bèi ] comet
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Example Words
抹脖子 zi to slit one's own throat; to commit suicide
脚脖子 jiǎo zi (coll.) ankle
卡脖子 qiǎ zi to squeeze the throat; (fig.) to have in a stranglehold; critical
脖子 zi neck; Classifiers:
围脖 wéi muffler; scarf
More: 脖* | *脖 | *脖*
Example Sentences
I developed an abscess on my neck.
Dad craned his neck to look outside the door, waiting for news of his son returning home.