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:
聚碳酸酯 [ tàn suān zhǐ ]: polycarbonate
硫酸 [ liú suān ]: sulfuric acid H2SO4; sulfate
盐酸 [ yán suān ]: hydrochloric acid HCl
硝酸 [ xiāo suān ]: nitric acid
氨基酸 [ ān suān ]: amino acid
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