Meaning of 侥

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(Trad.: 僥)
Pinyin: jiǎo
English Definition: by mere luck
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (person) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ rén ] man, person; people
    • [ yáo ] a legendary ancient emperor-sage
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Example Words
侥幸 jiǎo xìng luckily; by a fluke
侥幸心理 jiǎo xìng xīn trusting to luck; wishful thinking
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Example Sentences
I was tired yesterday. But if you're going to be so unforgiving , heaven will punish you with a wife who snores like thunder. She'll blow a bugle by your pillow every night.
Therefore rear area passes the luck generally through the fine jade net campaign state and the tactical network implementation.
There is an unconscious heeling process within the mind which mends up in spite of our desperate determination never to forget.