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Meaning of 椟

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(Trad.: 櫝)
Pinyin:
English Definition: cabinet; case; casket
Chinese Definition:
①柜子,匣子:椟藏(cáng)(喻待价而沽)。买椟还(huán)珠(喻没有眼光,取舍不当)。
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (wood) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • tree; wood, lumber; wooden
    • to sell; to betray; to show off
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Example Words:
买椟还珠 [ mǎi huán zhū ]: to buy a wooden box and return the pearls inside; to show poor judgment (idiom)