Meaning of 泣

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English Definition: to sob
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Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
哭泣 to weep
抽泣 chōu to sob spasmodically
可歌可泣 lit. you can sing or you can cry (idiom); fig. deeply moving; happy and sad; inspiring and tragic
啜泣 chuò to sob
悲泣 bēi to weep with grief
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