Meaning of 痒

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(Trad.: 癢)
Pinyin: yǎng
English Definition: variant of ; to itch; to tickle; to itch; to tickle
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (sickness) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper left
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Example Words:
七年之痒 [ nián zhī yǎng ]: seven-year itch
不痛不痒 [ tòng yǎng ]: lit. doesn't hurt, doesn't tickle (idiom); sth is wrong, but not quite sure what; fig. not getting to any matter of substance; scratching the surface; superficial; perfunctory
不知痛痒 [ zhī tòng yǎng ]: numb; unfeeling; indifferent; inconsequential
不关痛痒 [ guān tòng yǎng ]: unimportant; of no consequence
心里痒痒 [ xīn yǎng yang ]: lit. itchy heart; to be itching to do sth (idiom)
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