Meaning of 堕

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(Trad.: 墮)
Pinyin: duò
English Definition: to fall; to degenerate
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (earth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ duò ] to accompany, to follow; to listen to; to submit to
    • [ ] soil, earth; items made of earth
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Example Words:
堕落 [ duò luò ]: to degrade; to degenerate; to become depraved; corrupt; a fall from grace
堕楼 [ duò lóu ]: to jump to one's death
堕胎 [ duò tāi ]: to induce an abortion; induced abortion
堕云雾中 [ duò yún zhōng ]: lit. to become lost in a fog (idiom); fig. at a complete loss
如堕五里雾中 [ duò zhōng ]: as if lost in a thick fog (idiom); in a fog; muddled; completely unfamiliar with sth
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