Meaning of 哭

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English Definition: to cry; to weep
Chinese Definition:
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
哭笑不得 [ xiào ]: lit. not to know whether to laugh or cry (idiom); both funny and extremely embarrassing; between laughter and tears
哭诉 [ ]: to lament; to complain tearfully; to wail accusingly
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