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Meaning of 渎

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(Trad.: 瀆)
Pinyin:
English Definition: disrespectful; (literary) ditch
Chinese Definition:
①水沟,小渠,亦泛指河川:沟渎。四渎(古代对中国“长江”、“黄河”、“淮河”、“济水”的合称)。
②轻慢,对人不恭敬:亵渎。渎职。烦渎。

Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • water
    • to sell; to betray; to show off
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Example Words:
渎职 [ zhí ]: wrongdoing; failure to do one's duty
自渎 [ ]: masturbation; to masturbate
亵渎 [ xiè ]: to blaspheme; to profane
亵渎神明 [ xiè shén míng ]: to blaspheme; to commit sacrilege
贪渎 [ tān ]: (of an official) corrupt and negligent of his duty
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