Meaning of 泻

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(Trad.: 瀉)
Pinyin: xiè
English Definition: to flow out swiftly; to flood; a torrent; diarrhea; laxative
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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Example Words
腹泻 xiè diarrhea; to have the runs
倾泻 qīng xiè to pour down in torrents
流泻 liú xiè to flow; to flood
泻药 xiè yào laxative
奔泻 bēn xiè (of torrents) rush down; pour down
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Example Sentences
Oh the bleeding drops of red!