Meaning of 渴

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English Definition: thirsty
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Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
渴望 wàng to thirst for; to long for
渴求 qiú to long for; to crave for; to greatly desire
饥渴 hungry and thirsty; (fig.) to crave (knowledge, love etc)
口渴 kǒu thirsty
解渴 jiě to quench
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