Meaning of 吹

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Pinyin: chuī
English Definition: to blow; to play a wind instrument; to blast; to puff; to boast; to brag; to end in failure; to fall through
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ qiàn ] to lack, to owe; to breathe, to yawn
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Example Words
鼓吹 chuī to agitate for; to enthusiastically promote
吹牛 chuī niú to talk big; to shoot off one's mouth; to chat (dialect)
吹拂 chuī to brush; to caress (of breeze); to praise
吹嘘 chuī to brag
吹捧 chuī pěng to flatter; to laud sb's accomplishments; adulation
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