Meaning of 诉

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(Trad.: 訴)
English Definition: to complain; to sue; to tell
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Ideographic: Words of blame ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ yán ] words, speech; to speak, to say
    • [ chì ] to scold, to upbraid; to accuse, to blame; to reproach
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Example Words
诉讼 sòng lawsuit
投诉 tóu complaint; to complain; to register a complaint (esp. as a customer)
起诉 to sue; to bring a lawsuit against; to prosecute
告诉 gào to press charges; to file a complaint
上诉 shàng to appeal (a judicial case); appeal
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