Meaning of 洇

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Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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  • Pinyin: yān
    English Definition: variant of
  • Pinyin: yīn
    English Definition: to soak; to blotch; to splotch
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    洇湿 yīn shī to soak
    More: 洇* | *洇 | *洇*
Example Sentences
That paper blots easily.
All the colors bled when the dress was washed.
I understand deeply because that is what I do. Cry sometimes for no reason.
Of note - everything wrote super smooth on this paper. I think it would be excellent for drawing & doodling with markers.
The color ink-jet printing paper containing acid-bentonite shows less bleeding and wicking.