Meaning of 戏

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(Trad.: 戲)
English Definition: trick; drama; play; show; Classifiers: , ,
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Ideographic: A hand doing tricks with a spear
Character Formation:
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    • [ yòu ] and, also, again, in addition
    • [ ] spear, lance, halberd
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Example Words:
游戏 [ yóu ]: game; Classifiers: ; to play
戏剧 [ ]: drama; play; theater
入戏 [ ]: (of an actor) to inhabit one's role; to become the character; (of an audience) to get involved in the drama
出戏 [ chū ]: (of an actor) to disengage from the performance (e.g. after the show ends); (of an audience) to lose interest in the performance
有戏 [ yǒu ]: (coll.) promising; likely to turn out well
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