My dictionary has an entry for 蟗 (qiū), but no explanation is given. Here is the entry from the Pleco Android app.

Pleco entry I

Pleco entry II

What does this mean, and why is the dictionary entry missing?


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    bkrs:蟗 亦作“蝵”。即蜘蛛 – user6065 Oct 14 '16 at 22:17
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    @JackMaddington be nice to yourself and buy a copy of 汉语大词典 in pleco - you'll find it has an explanation for this character. – user3306356 Oct 14 '16 at 23:39
  • Thank you for your addition. I would love to purchase it, such a useful dictionary, might do so. – Jack Maddington Oct 15 '16 at 0:00

次蟗 means spider and it is not commonly (very very rarely) used in modern Chinese.





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