Meaning of 醒

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Pinyin: xǐng
English Definition: to wake up; to be awake; to become aware; to sober up; to come to
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 16; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (wine) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ yǒu ] wine; wine vessel; chemical
    • [ xīng ] star, planet; a point of light
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Example Words:
提醒 [ xǐng ]: to remind; to call attention to; to warn of
清醒 [ qīng xǐng ]: clear-headed; sober; awake
觉醒 [ jué xǐng ]: to awaken; to come to realize; awakened to the truth; the truth dawns upon one; scales fall from the eyes; to become aware
苏醒 [ xǐng ]: to come to; to awaken; to regain consciousness
苏醒 [ xǐng ]: to wake up; to regain consciousness
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