Meaning of 剧

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(Trad.: 劇)
English Definition: theatrical work (play, opera, TV series etc); dramatic (change, increase etc); acute; severe
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (knife) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] to live, to reside; to dwell; to sit
    • [ dāo ] knife
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Example Words
戏剧 drama; play; theater
悲剧 bēi tragedy; Classifiers:
京剧 jīng Beijing opera; Classifiers: ,
剧本 běn script for play, opera, movie etc; screenplay; scenario
电视剧 diàn shì TV play; soap opera; Classifiers:
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