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Meaning of 舟

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Pinyin: zhōu
English Definition: boat
Chinese Definition:
①船:舟辑。龙舟。轻舟。一叶扁舟。泛舟。同舟共济。
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Pictographic: A boat
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    刻舟求剑 [ zhōu qiú jiàn ]: lit. a notch on the side of a boat to locate a sword dropped overboard (idiom); fig. an action made pointless by changed circumstances
    同舟共济 [ tóng zhōu gòng ]: cross a river in the same boat (idiom); fig. having common interests; obliged to collaborate towards common goals
    吴越同舟 [ yuè tóng zhōu ]: Wu and Yue in the same boat (idiom); fig. cooperation between natural rivals; to collaborate towards a common end; in the same boat together
    天舟座 [ tiān zhōu zuò ]: Argo (constellation, now divided into Carina 船底座 and Puppis 船尾座 )
    学如逆水行舟,不进则退 [ xué shuǐ xíng zhōu , jìn tuì ]: Study is like rowing upstream: no advance is to drop back
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