Meaning of 昂

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Pinyin: áng
English Definition: to lift; to raise; to raise one's head; high; high spirits; soaring; expensive
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (sun) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ ] sun; day; daytime
    • [ áng ] lofty; high; to raise; high-priced, expensive
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Example Words
昂扬 áng yáng elated; high-spirited; uplifting (music)
昂贵 áng guì expensive; costly
高昂 gāo áng to hold (one's head) high; expensive; high (spirits etc)
激昂 áng impassioned; worked up
昂首 áng shǒu head high; in high spirits; to raise one's head (e.g. of neighing horse)
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