Meaning of 陨

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(Trad.: 隕)
Pinyin: yǔn
English Definition: to fall; meteor; to perish; see also
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (place) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] place, town, city
    • [ yuán ] employee; member; personnel, staff
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Example Words
陨石 yǔn shí meteorite; aerolite; Classifiers:
陨落 yǔn luò to fall down; to decay; to fall from the sky; to die
陨星 yǔn xīng meteorite; falling star
陨命 yǔn mìng variant of 殒命 ; to die; to perish
陨坑 yǔn kēng meteorite crater
More: 陨* | *陨 | *陨*
Example Sentences
A jest falls from the speechless caravan.
Just like a computer on the blink, Kylin can not access anything from his memory after they escape from the aerolith.
NASA televised live images of the LCROSS as it crashed into a crater near the moon's south pole.
Don't cry because it is over, smile because it happened.
No mcontinually beneficial or womcontinually beneficial is worth your tears. together with the one who is. won't make you cry.