Meaning of 酸

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Pinyin: suān
English Definition: sour; tart; sick at heart; grieved; sore; aching; pedantic; impractical; to make sarcastic remarks about sb; an acid
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 14; Radical:
Ideographic: Wine aged too long ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
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    • [ yǒu ] wine; wine vessel; chemical
    • [ qūn ] to dawdle; the emperor Yao's father
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Example Words
硫酸 liú suān sulfuric acid H2SO4; sulfate
辛酸 xīn suān pungent (taste); bitter; fig. sad; miserable
氨基酸 ān suān amino acid
心酸 xīn suān to feel sad
盐酸 yán suān hydrochloric acid HCl
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