Meaning of 癫

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(Trad.: 癲)
Pinyin: diān
English Definition: mentally deranged; crazy
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 21; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (sickness) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper left
    • [ ] sickness, disease
    • [ diān ] peak, summit, top; to upset
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Example Words
癫痫 diān xián epilepsy
癫狂 diān kuáng deranged; mad; cracked; zany
疯癫 fēng diān insane; crazy
疯疯癫癫 fēng feng diān diān deranged; erratic
子癫前症 diān qián zhèng pre-eclampsia, toxaemia of pregnancy (medicine)
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Example Sentences
They also had fewer complications than patients who were unable to find a light side of their condition.
People used to think that sleepwalkers acted out their dreams. They also thought that sleepwalking had to do with epilepsy, hysteria, dissociative disorders or even your own secret wishes.
There sat the sea witch, allowing a toad to eat from her mouth, just as people sometimes feed a canary with a piece of sugar.
This is most common in epilepsy and psychiatric patients.
Methods Monitoring the wakefulness and sleep EEG of samples of 160 children who were diagnosed epilepsy after SD.