Meaning of 睡

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Pinyin: shuì
English Definition: to sleep; to lie down
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (eye) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] eye; to look, to see; division, topic
    • [ chuí ] to hang, to dangle; to hand down, to bequeath; almost, near
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Example Words:
睡觉 [ shuì jiào ]: to go to bed; to sleep
睡眠 [ shuì mián ]: sleep; to sleep; (computing) to enter sleep mode
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