Meaning of 痛

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Pinyin: tòng
English Definition: ache; pain; sorrow; deeply; thoroughly
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (sickness) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper left
    • [ ] sickness, disease
    • [ yǒng ] path; river in Ningbo; Ningbo
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Example Words
痛苦 tòng pain; suffering; painful; Classifiers:
痛快 tòng kuài delighted; to one's heart's content; straightforward; also pr. [tong4 kuai5]
疼痛 téng tòng pain; ache; sore
悲痛 bēi tòng grieved; sorrowful
痛哭 tòng to cry bitterly
More: 痛* | *痛 | *痛*
Example Sentences
"I mean my neck hurts every day. Every day, " he says.
If I don't go to play basketball well, so I wouldn't hurt.
Today I eat dinner went to play basketball, but not while my belly is very painful, I can not go to play basketball today, I'm sorry.
My heart fluttered. There was no pain, only a beat that interrupted me yet again.
His ears are hurting. What should I do?