Meaning of 舵

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Pinyin: duò
English Definition: helm; rudder
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (boat) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words:
右舵 [ yòu duò ]: right rudder
大舵手 [ duò shǒu ]: the Great Helmsman (Mao Zedong)
左舵 [ zuǒ duò ]: left rudder
把舵 [ duò ]: to hold the rudder; to hold (to take, to be at) the helm; to steer
掌舵 [ zhǎng duò ]: to steer (a ship)
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