Meaning of 怠

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Pinyin: dài
English Definition: idle; lazy; negligent; careless
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mind) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ tái ] platform; unit; term of address
    • [ xīn ] heart; mind; soul
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Example Words
懈怠 xiè dài slack; lazy; remiss
怠慢 dài màn to slight; to neglect
倦怠 juàn dài worn out; exhausted; dispirited
怠工 dài gōng to slacken off in one's work; to go slow (as a form of strike)
怠惰 dài duò idleness
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