qiú to beat; to strike; to hit

Made up of [ shǒu hand radical 64, dīng nail; robust; adult man ]

Note

Combines 'hand' and 'nail' so obvious meaning 'to hit'
Number of strokes: 5

Related characters


Also uses shǒu component: bǎ (to hold) bàn (to act) bào (to hold) bào (to announce) dān (to undertake) gǎo (to do) jì (skill) lā (to pull) tái (to lift) tuī (to push) wǒ (I (me)) zhǎo (to try to find)
Also uses dīng component: dēng (lamp) nìng (better) xíng (permitted) yú (in)

Sounds same

qiú (autumn) qiú (ball) qiú (to seek)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

打草惊蛇 dǎ cǎo jīng ché It is unwise to alert an enemy
打人不打脸 dǎ rén bù dǎ liǎn Be diplomatic and tactful when being critical
鸡飞蛋打 jī fēi dàn dǎ Complete disaster
肉包子打狗 ròu bāo zǐ dǎ gǒu To use a self defeating method to solve a problem

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