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English Definitionroot; basis; measure word for long slender objects, e.g. cigarettes, guitar strings; radical (chemistry)
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Part of Speech(名) noun, (量) measure word
Measure Words
Sample Sentences
  • ①他⑸停下来⑴抽⑴{根}⑶烟⑩。
    He stopped for a quick cigarette.
  • ①我⑴把⑴那⑴{根}⑸棒子⑴错⑸看成⑵蛇⑴了⑩。
    I mistook the stick for a snake.
  • 你看新栽的玫瑰长了吗?
    Do you think the new rosebush has taken root?
  • 我们上课时学了九的是三。
    We learned at school that the square root of nine is three.
  • 缆索缆车的一缆绳或索道系统
    A cable or system of cables for a cable car.
  • 这棵大树的可能会把墙角石顶走。
    The root of the big tree trends to edge away the corner stone.
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