Meaning of 飘

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(Trad.: 飄)
Pinyin: piāo
English Definition: to float
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 15; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (wind) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ piào ] bank note; ticket; vote; a slip of paper
    • [ fēng ] wind; air; customs, manners; news
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Example Words
飘扬 piāo yáng to wave; to flutter; to fly
飘荡 piāo dàng to drift; to wave; to float on the waves; to flutter in the wind
飘浮 piāo to float; to hover; also written 漂浮
飘逸 piāo graceful; elegant; to drift; to float
飘落 piāo luò to float down; to fall gently (snowflakes, leaves etc)
More: 飘* | *飘 | *飘*
Example Sentences
Outside it was snowing slightly.
I will feel somewhat dizzy when seeing the internet updating itself constantly.I just feel like a ghost that is floating in the world which does not belong to me.
When you get to the last two steps, repeat them over and over like a mantra, as long as necessary until you drift off.
Then they smile and float away.
Sometimes several clusters of white clouds drift across the blue sky.