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zhuā

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zhuā Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
zhuā | zhua1
English translation
to grab
to catch
to arrest
to snatch
to scratch
to clutch, to grab, to seize

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About zhuā

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Number of strokes

7

Traditional form

zhuā

Contains the radical

shǒu

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

A hand  shǒu with claws  zhǎo zhǎo also provides the pronunciation

Etymology of zhuā

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Type

ideographic

Positional decomposition

扌爪

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. shǒu represents the meaning and guā represents the sound.

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Example sentences using zhuā

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抓住 zhuā zhù le de 错误 cuòwù jiù yìng shuì dǒng .

He seized on my mistake and said I didn't understand.

男孩 nán hái 逛商店 shí 偷窃 tōu qiè 货物 huò wù bèi zhuā jiāng huì yǒu hǎo 下场 xià chǎng .

He's already been caught shoplifting ; that boy will come to a bad end.

zhǐ 无望 wú wàng de yòu zhǎo 本能 běnnéng de 抓住 zhuā zhù ǎi shù de 枝干,一下 yīxià jiù 抓住不 fàng le .

By instinct he catches hold of a small tree with his right claw.

yāo shì 抓到的话 de huà , hēng ( jiù jué Ráo )!

If I ever catch him.

湿 shī Lěng de shǒu 紧抓 zhù 手杖 shǒu zhàng .

He clutched the cane in his clammy hand.

Words with zhuā

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
zhuā to grab zhuā
抓住 zhuā zhù to grab抓住 zhuā zhù
抓紧 zhuājǐn to grasp firmly抓緊
抓获 zhuā huò to arrest抓獲
抓捕 zhuā bǔ to seize抓捕 zhuā bǔ
抓走 zhuā zǒu to arrest抓走 zhuā zǒu
抓手 zhuā shǒu starting point抓手 zhuā shǒu
一把抓 yī bǎ zhuā to attempt all tasks at once一把抓 yī bǎ zhuā
抓举 zhuā jǔ snatch (weightlifting technique)抓舉
主抓 zhǔ zhuā to be in charge of主抓 zhǔ zhuā
抓取 zhuā qǔ to seize抓取 zhuā qǔ
抓拍 zhuā pāi to capture (an image)抓拍 zhuā pāi
抓阄 zhuā jiū to draw straws抓鬮
抓药 zhuā yào to make up a prescription (of herbal medicine)抓藥
抓挠 zhuā nao to scratch抓撓
抓耳挠腮 zhuā ěr náo sāi to tweak one's ears and scratch one's cheeks (as an expression of anxiety, delight, frustration etc) (idiom)抓耳撓腮
抓饭 zhuā fàn pilau抓飯
抓瞎 zhuā xiā to be caught unprepared抓瞎 zhuā xiā
抓痒 zhuā yǎng to scratch an itch抓癢
眉毛胡子一把抓 méi mao hú zi yī bǎ zhuā careless眉毛鬍子一把抓
抓周 zhuā zhōu custom of placing a variety of articles (writing brush, abacus etc) before an infant on its first birthday to see which one he or she picks up (The article chosen is supposed to be an indication of the child's inclinations, future career etc.)抓周 zhuā zhōu
抓辫子 zhuā biàn zi to grab sb by the pigtail抓辮子

zhuā Decomposition & Compounds

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zhuā Decomposition

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