Meaning of 酒

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Pinyin: jiǔ
English Definition: wine (esp. rice wine); liquor; spirits; alcoholic beverage; Classifiers:
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Ideographic: A jar of wine ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
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Example Words:
啤酒 [ jiǔ ]: beer (loanword); Classifiers:
酒吧 [ jiǔ ]: bar; pub; saloon; Classifiers:
酒精 [ jiǔ jīng ]: alcohol; ethanol CH3CH2OH; ethyl alcohol; also written 乙醇 ; grain alcohol
酗酒 [ jiǔ ]: heavy drinking; to get drunk; to drink to excess
喝酒 [ jiǔ ]: to drink (alcohol)
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