Meaning of 受

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Pinyin: shòu
English Definition: to receive; to accept; to suffer; subjected to; to bear; to stand; pleasant; (passive marker)
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Ideographic: Something passed from one hand to another
Character Formation:
  • Above to middle and below
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Example Words
受到 shòu dào to receive (praise, an education, punishment etc); to be ...ed (praised, educated, punished etc)
接受 jiē shòu to accept; to receive
享受 xiǎng shòu to enjoy; to live it up; pleasure; Classifiers:
感受 gǎn shòu to sense; perception; to feel (through the senses); to experience; a feeling; an impression; an experience
受伤 shòu shāng to sustain injuries; wounded (in an accident etc); harmed
More: 受* | *受 | *受*
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