Meaning of 闭

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(Trad.: 閉)
English Definition: to close; to stop up; to shut; to obstruct
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Ideographic: A door blocked by bars
Character Formation:
  • Surround from above
    • [ mén ] gate, door, entrance, opening
    • [ cái ] ability, talent, gift; just, only
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Example Words:
关闭 [ guān ]: to close; to shut
封闭 [ fēng ]: to seal; to close; to confine; to seal off; to close down; sealed; confined; closed; unreceptive
倒闭 [ dǎo ]: to go bankrupt; to close down
闭塞 [ ]: to stop up; to close up; hard to get to; out of the way; inaccessible; unenlightened; blocking
闭合 [ ]: to close by coming together (like the lips of a wound, the doors of an elevator, the walls of a channel); to close by connecting in a loop (like a circuit); closed-loop
More: 闭* | *闭 | *闭*
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