Meaning of 赎

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(Trad.: 贖)
Pinyin: shú
English Definition: to redeem; to ransom
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Ideographic: To sell a soul for money ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
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    • [ bèi ] sea shell; money, currency
    • [ mài ] to sell; to betray; to show off
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Example Words
赎罪 shú zuì to atone for one's crime; to buy freedom from punishment; redemption; atonement
赎金 shú jīn ransom
将功赎罪 jiāng gōng shú zuì to atone for one's crimes by meritorious acts
救赎 jiù shú to save (a soul); redemption
赎回 shú huí to redeem
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