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
头痛 [ tóu tòng ]: to have a headache
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