Meaning of 八

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English Definition: eight; 8
Total strokes: 2; Radical: ; Structure: 八 + *
Ideographic: Two bent lines meaning "to divide"
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三八大盖 [ sān gài ]: (coll.) Arisaka Type 38 rifle (Japanese army rifle used 1905-1945)
三八节 [ sān jié ]: International Women's Day (March 8)
八强 [ qiáng ]: (sports) top eight; quarterfinals
八强赛 [ qiáng sài ]: quarterfinals
十八 [ shí ]: eighteen; 18
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