Meaning of 哭

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English Definition: to cry; to weep
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Ideographic: To shed a tear from your eyes over a person
Character Formation:
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      • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
      • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ quǎn ] dog
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Example Words:
哭泣 [ ]: to weep
哭声 [ shēng ]: sound of weeping
大哭 [ ]: to cry loudly
痛哭 [ tòng ]: to cry bitterly
似哭非哭 [ fēi ]: seemingly tearful but not actually so (idiom)
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