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Meaning of 瞌

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Pinyin:
English Definition: to doze off; sleepy
Chinese Definition:
①(瞌睡)困倦要睡,如“打瞌瞌”,“瞌瞌虫”(a.形容人经常爱打盹儿;b.旧小说中指能使人打瞌睡的一种小虫)。
Total strokes: 15; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (eye) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] eye; to look, to see; division, topic
    • [ ] what? why not?
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Example Words
瞌睡 shuì drowsy; to doze; to nap
打瞌睡 shuì to doze off
打起瞌睡 shuì to doze off; to fall asleep
More: 瞌* | *瞌 | *瞌*
Example Sentences
1
15
Every time he dozes for more than 15 minutes we think we've turned a corner.
2
穿
It was three o'clock. My colleague was napping. As I went to heat the milk, I steeled myself and threaded my way through the ward and down to the kitchen, carrying the fat white bottle.
3
"Aye indeed" and later that night as Alvah slept I sat under the tree in the yard and looked up at the stars or closed my eyes to meditate and tried to quiet myself down back to my normal self.
4
使3
饿
A heavy meal may make you feel lethargic, while too few calories can result in distracting hunger pangs.
5
In the evening breeze her pet peacock sat drowsing on its perch, and the pigeons were silent in their corner.