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cùn

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cùn Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
cùn | cun4
English translation
a unit of length
inch
thumb
inch; small, tiny

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About cùn

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Number of strokes

3

Radical frequency

40

Traditional form

cùn

Contains the radical

cùn

Part of speech

Numeral / 数词 shù cí Shù cí

Learning hint

A hand with a dot indicating where the pulse can be felt, about an inch up the wrist

Etymology of cùn

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Type

ideographic

Positional decomposition

Explanation

Pictograph of a hand with a line marking a spot on the wrist. In traditional Chinese medicine this spot on the wrist where the pulse can be taken is called the 寸口 cùn kǒu .

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Example sentences using cùn

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zhè shì zhào jiàn 衣服 yīfu de yuán 尺寸 chǐ cun ér 缝制 féng zhì de .

It was made in the size of the clothes.

可是 kěshì dào le 山头 shān tóu , zhǐ 看见 kànjiàn piān chēn chēn de , 寸草不生 cùn cǎo bù shēng de jiān .

But at the crest he saw a shallow valley, empty of life.

Sān - 提升 tí shēng 12% de 移动 yídòng 速度 sùdù ,0碰撞 pèng zhuàng 尺寸 chǐ cun , 持续 chíxù 20 miǎo .

Level 3 - 12 % Increased movement speed. Zero collision. Lasts 20 seconds.

装成 zhuāng chéng 没精打采 méi jīng dǎ cǎi de 样子 yàngzi ,可以 kěyǐ 使 shǐ 自己 zìjǐ kān 起来 qǐlai ǎi liǎng 英寸 yīng cùn .

One can appear to be about two inches shorter by practicing a slouch.

先生 Xiānsheng , zhè jiù gěi nín 量量衣服 yīfu 尺寸 chǐ cun háng ?

I'll just measure you up, sir, if I may?

Words with cùn

Explore 23 words and sayings that include the Chinese character cùn in their composition.

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
英寸 yīng cùn inch (unit of length equal to 2.54 cm.)英寸 yīng cùn
cùn inch cùn
尺寸 chǐ cun size尺寸 chǐ cun
手无寸铁 shǒu wú cùn tiě lit. not an inch of steel (idiom); unarmed and defenseless手無寸鐵
头寸 tóu cùn money market頭寸
得寸进尺 dé cùn jìn chǐ give him an inch, and he'll want a mile得寸進尺
分寸 fēncun propriety分寸 fēncun
寸步不离 cùn bù bù lí to keep close to寸步不離
寸步难行 cùn bù nán xíng unable to move a single step (idiom)寸步難行
方寸 fāng cùn heart方寸 fāng cùn
寸草不生 cùn cǎo bù shēng fig. barren寸草不生 cùn cǎo bù shēng
肝肠寸断 gān cháng cùn duàn fig. grief-stricken肝腸寸斷
鼠目寸光 shǔ mù cùn guāng short-sighted鼠目寸光 shǔ mù cùn guāng
寸土寸金 cùn tǔ cùn jīn land is extremely expensive (in that area) (idiom)寸土寸金 cùn tǔ cùn jīn
寸头 cùn tóu butch cut寸頭
三寸不烂之舌 sān cùn bù làn zhī shé to have a silver tongue三寸不爛之舌
寸步不让 cùn bù bù ràng (idiom) not to yield an inch寸步不讓
柔肠寸断 róu cháng cùn duàn broken-hearted (idiom)柔腸寸斷
量尺寸 liáng chǐ cùn to take sb's measurements量尺寸 liáng chǐ cùn
一寸光阴一寸金 yī cùn guāng yīn yī cùn jīn fig. free time is to be treasured一寸光陰一寸金
寸口 cùn kǒu location on wrist over the radial artery where pulse is taken in TCM寸口 cùn kǒu
寸步难移 cùn bù nán yí unable to move a single step (idiom)寸步難移
公寸 gōng cùn decimeter公寸 gōng cùn

cùn Decomposition & Compounds

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cùn Compounds

See all 291 Chinese words that contain the character cùn in their composition.

  • cùn
    • Guò
    • duì
    • shí
    • jiāng
      • jiǎng , qiāng , jiǎng , jiāng , jiàng ,
      • , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
    • shè
    • shǒu
      • shòu , ,
    • xún
    • Fēng
      • fēng , fēng , fēng , , , bāng , , ,
    • zūn
      • zūn , dūn , zūn , zūn , , zūn , zǔn , zǔn , zūn , zūn , zǔn , jùn , , , , , ,
    • jué
      • jué , jué , jiào , jiào , ,
    • wèi
      • wèi , , , wèi , wèi , , ,
    • 寿 Shòu
      • dāi
        • , zhì ,
      • shí
        • shí , , , , , shí
      • děng , , chí , Shī , shì , zhì , zhì , shì , zhì , zhì , zhì , shī , shí , , , , shī
    • cùn
      • shòu
        • dào
        • chóu , dǎo , chóu , , dǎo , chóu , 翿 dào , , , , chóu , táo , tāo , , chóu , dǎo , , , chóu , , , zhù , ,
    • zhòu
    • tǎo
      • , liè , guó , lèi , lüè , , , , , ,
    • jiāng
      • jiǎng , , , 漿 jiāng ,
    • zhuān
      • tuán
        • , tuán
      • zhuǎn
      • tuán , tuán , tuán , zhuān , chuán , , , tuán , , , , zhuān , , 篿, , , chún ,
    • xún
      • , , xún , , , , , xún , , , , , xún
    • duì
      • duō , , , , , ,
    • zhòu
    • , tǎo , , dǎo , cūn , duó , ài , nài , chèn , , , , zhǒu , cǔn , , duì , tuán , zhuān , shù , , , zhòu , , dòu , , , cǔn , , shòu , duó , , , dǎo , , , , , , , , , , , , , 籿, , , ,
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