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Meaning of 肺

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Pinyin: fèi
English Definition: lung; Classifiers:
Chinese Definition:
①人和某些高级动物的呼吸器官:肺脏。肺病。
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: 巿 indicates the sound; (flesh) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • meat, flesh; organic compound
    • 巿 [ ] to revolve, to turn, to make a circuit
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Example Words
肺炎 fèi yán pneumonia; inflammation of the lungs
非典型肺炎 fēi diǎn xíng fèi yán atypical pneumonia; Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome; SARS
肺结核 fèi jié tuberculosis; TB
肺腑 fèi bottom of the heart (fig.)
肺病 fèi bìng lung disease
More: 肺* | *肺 | *肺*
Example Sentences
1
便
While we were in China, my wife and I joked with friends that now was the time to take up smoking, since our lungs would never know the difference.
2
Notice how deeply you breathe, what your nostrils feel like when you breathe in, how they feel breathing out, how much air is in your lungs, how fast you' re breathing, and so on.
3
Although your lungs and stomach will get some room back, you may feel like a bowling ball has lodged itself between your legs.
4
They forced air into his lung.
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Results The number of tuberculosis cases discovered in every year were only 10% of the estimated number of tuberculosis cases.