Meaning of 怕

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English Definition: to be afraid; to fear; to dread; to be unable to endure; perhaps
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (heart) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ xīn ] heart; mind; soul
    • [ bái ] white; clear, pure, unblemished; bright
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Example Words:
害怕 [ hài ]: to be afraid; to be scared
恐怕 [ kǒng ]: fear; to dread; I'm afraid that...; perhaps; maybe
可怕 [ ]: awful; dreadful; fearful; formidable; frightful; scary; hideous; horrible; terrible; terribly
哪怕 [ ]: even; even if; even though; no matter how
世上无难事,只怕有心人 [ shì shàng nán shì , zhǐ yǒu xīn rén ]: there is nothing the determined person can't accomplish (idiom); persistence will overcome
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