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Meaning of 遮

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Pinyin: zhē
English Definition: to cover up (a shortcoming); to screen off; to hide; to conceal
Chinese Definition:
①挡:遮蔽。遮挡。遮拦。遮阳。遮没。遮阴。
②掩盖,掩蔽:遮丑。遮盖。遮瞒。遮掩。遮人耳目。
③古同“庶”,众多。
④古同“者”,这。
Antonyms:
Total strokes: 15; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (walk) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from lower left
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Example Words
遮掩 zhē yǎn to cover; to mask; to cover up or conceal (the truth etc)
遮盖 zhē gài to hide; to cover (one's tracks)
遮挡 zhē dǎng to shelter; to shelter from
遮蔽 zhē to cover; to hide from view; to obstruct or block; defilade (military)
遮天蔽日 zhē tiān lit. hiding the sky and covering the earth (idiom); fig. earth-shattering; omnipresent; of universal importance
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Example Sentences
1
The moon was hidden by clouds.
2
The living room window has good shading.
3
She covered her face with a fan, unwilling to show her expression to others.