Meaning of 毒

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English Definition: poison; to poison; poisonous; malicious; cruel; fierce; narcotics
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (a poisonous plant) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] mother; female elders; female
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Example Words:
病毒 [ bìng ]: virus
毒品 [ pǐn ]: drugs; narcotics; poison
消毒 [ xiāo ]: to disinfect; to sterilize
中毒 [ zhòng ]: to be poisoned; poisoning
禁毒 [ jìn ]: drug prohibition
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