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:
  • Left to right
    • [ 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
But is that a fluke or part of a trend?
He had a terrible accident on the way home and narrowly escaped with his life.