Meaning of 湃

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Pinyin: pài
English Definition: sound of waves
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ shuǐ ] water
    • [ bài ] to bow, to salute; to worship, to pay respects
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Example Words
澎湃 péng pài to surge
汹涌澎湃 xiōng yǒng péng pài surging; turbulent; tempestuous (idiom)
心潮澎湃 xīn cháo péng pài to be overwhelmed by emotions
澎湃汹涌 péng pài xiōng yǒng surging; turbulent; tempestuous (idiom)
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Example Sentences
If you choose to swell Jiang Pai.
Heart-shaped Tupai Island in French Polynesia.
But in some of you that longing is a torrent rushing with might to the sea, carrying the secrets of the hillsides and the songs of the forest.
Riches serve a wise man but commands a fool.