Meaning of 诧

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(Trad.: 詫)
Pinyin: chà
English Definition: to be surprised; to be astonished
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (speech) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ yán ] words, speech; to speak, to say
    • [ zhái ] residence, dwelling, home; grave
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Example Words
诧异 chà flabbergasted; astonished
惊诧 jīng chà to be surprised; to be amazed; to be stunned
甚感诧异 shèn gǎn chà amazed; astonished; deeply troubled
骇诧无似 hài chà to be utterly amazed (idiom)
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Example Sentences
IT SHOULD have happened months ago, but the decision, when it came at last, was a humiliating one for what was once one of Britain's highest-flying banks.
The surprised reporter asked: "What do you eat?"
A small change can provoke software to break in a surprising manner and at the worst of the moments.
You can help grow the organic movement by joining the Soil Association you will be part of a dynamic organisation pressing to change the predominant food culture in this country.
Others in the different astonished eyes, you think you've found your harvest, but the static under heart to come, but you get is the deep loneliness.