Meaning of 惹

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English Definition: to provoke; to irritate; to vex; to stir up; to anger; to attract (troubles); to cause (problems)
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (heart) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ ruò ] if, supposing, assuming; similar
    • [ xīn ] heart; mind; soul
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Example Words
惹人 rén to provoke (esp. annoyance, disgust etc); to offend; to attract (attention)
招惹 zhāo to provoke; to tease
惹祸 huò to stir up trouble; to invite disaster
惹事 shì to cause trouble
不好惹 hǎo not to be trifled with; not to be pushed around; stand no nonsense
More: 惹* | *惹 | *惹*
Example Sentences
I do not want to cause inconvenience to you.
This child is too mischievous and always gets into trouble.
His mischievous ways often got him into trouble.
This child is too mischievous and often causes trouble.
It's best not to provoke him. He has a bad temper.