Meaning of 嗅

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Pinyin: xiù
English Definition: to smell; to sniff; to nose
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Ideographic: To taste an odor ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
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    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ chòu ] to reek, to smell, to stink
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Example Words
嗅觉 xiù jué sense of smell
嗅球 xiù qiú olfactory bulb (anatomy)
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Example Sentences
Snakes use their tongue to smell the surrounding odor.