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Meaning of 起

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Pinyin:
English Definition: to rise; to raise; to get up; to set out; to start; to appear; to launch; to initiate (action); to draft; to establish; to get (from a depot or counter); verb suffix, to start; starting from (a time, place, price etc); classifier for occurrences or unpredictable events: case, instance; classifier for groups: batch, group
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Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (walk) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from lower left
    • [ zǒu ] to walk, to run, to flee
    • [ ] self, oneself; personal, private; 6th heavenly stem
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Example Words:
对不起 [ duì bu ]: unworthy; to let down; I'm sorry; excuse me; pardon me; if you please; sorry? (please repeat)
一起 [ ]: in the same place; together; with; altogether (in total)
起床 [ chuáng ]: to get out of bed; to get up
起来 [ lai ]: to stand up; to get up; also pr. [qi3 lai2]
起飞 [ fēi ]: (of an aircraft) to take off
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