Meaning of 辣

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English Definition: hot (spicy); pungent
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 14; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (bitter) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ xīn ] bitter; toilsome, laborious; 8th heavenly stem
    • [ shù ] to bind, to control, to restrain; bale
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Example Words
辣椒 jiāo hot pepper; chili
火辣辣 huǒ painful heat; scorching; painful heat; rude and forthright; provocative; hot; sexy
辛辣 xīn spicy hot (taste); fig. biting (criticism)
酸甜苦辣 suān tián sour, sweet, bitter and spicy hot; fig. the joys and sorrows of life
毒辣 cruel; sinister; vicious
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