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English Definitionto cover; to mask; to cover up or conceal (the truth etc)
Simplified Script遮掩
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄜ ㄧㄢˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ze1jim2
Word Decomposition
zhēto cover up (a shortcoming); to screen off; to hide; to conceal
yǎnto cover up; to close; to surprise

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Words With Same Head Word    
遮挡zhēdǎngto shelter; to shelter from
遮蔽zhēbìto cover; to hide from view; to obstruct or block; defilade (military)
遮住zhēzhùto cover (up); to block; to obstruct; to shade
遮断zhēduànto cut off; to interrupt; to prevent access
遮羞zhēxiūto cover up one's embarrassment; to hush up a scandal
Words With Same Tail Word    
遮遮掩掩zhē zhēyǎn yǎnto be secretive; to try to cover up (idiom)
bīng lái jiàng dǎng ,
shuǐ lái tǔ yǎn
counter soldiers with arms, water with an earth weir (idiom); different situations call for different action; to adopt measures appropriate to the actual situation
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