Meaning of 狞

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(Trad.: 獰)
Pinyin: níng
English Definition: fierce-looking
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (dog) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
狰狞 zhēng níng malevolent; fierce; sinister
狞笑 níng xiào to laugh nastily; evil grin
面目狰狞 miàn zhēng níng ferocious features; a vile visage (idiom)
狞恶可怖 níng è of fierce and terrifying appearance (idiom)
狞猫 níng māo Lynx caracal
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