Meaning of 蜿

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Pinyin: wān
English Definition: to move (as snake)
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 14; Radical:
Ideographic: Crooked like an insect ; also provides the pronunciation
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Example Words
蜿蜒 wān yán to wriggle; snaking; winding; to zigzag; to meander
蜿蜒曲折 wān yán zhé (by) twists and turns; to meander; to zigzag (idiom)
蜿蜒而上 wān yán ér shàng to wriggle up (to...) (idiom)
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Example Sentences
It's the answer told by lines that stretched around schools and churches in numbers this nation has never seen;
Only another winding will this stream make, only another murmur in this glade.
The river wanders over the plain.
Every road has its turning points and ending silences, only not if your heart goes on beyond it;
The path climbed zigzag up the slope.