Meaning of 辟

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(Trad.: 闢)
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Ideographic: A body decapitated by a sword , representing the law
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    • Surround from upper left
    • [ xīn ] bitter; toilsome, laborious; 8th heavenly stem
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  • Pinyin:
    English Definition: king; monarch; to enlist; to repel; to avoid
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    复辟 to recover one's power or authority; restoration (of a past regime)
    辟邪 xié to ward off evil spirits; mythical lion-like animal that wards off evil (also called 貔貅 )
    辟雍 yōng central of the five Zhou dynasty royal academies
    攘辟 rǎng to stand off; to make way
    辟召贤能 zhào xián néng to summon worthies and talents to court (idiom)
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  • Pinyin:
    English Definition: to open (a door); to open up (for development); to dispel; to refute; to repudiate; law; variant of
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    开辟 kāi to open up; to set up; to establish
    精辟 jīng clear and penetrating (e.g. analysis); incisive; insightful
    开天辟地 kāi tiān to split heaven and earth apart (idiom); refers to the Pangu 盘古 creation myth
    独辟蹊径 jìng to blaze a new trail (idiom); to display originality
    辟谣 yáo to refute a rumor; to deny
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Example Sentences
It opened its first factory in January.