Meaning of 吠

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Pinyin: fèi
English Definition: to bark
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Ideographic: The sound a dog makes with their mouth
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Example Words
狂吠 kuáng fèi to bark furiously; to howl
狗吠 gǒu fèi bark; Classifiers: ; to bark
蜀犬吠日 shǔ quǎn fèi lit. Sichuan dogs bark at the sun (idiom); fig. a simpleton will marvel at even the most common things; alludes to the Sichuan foggy weather where it's uncommon to see a sunny day
阿育吠陀 ā fèi tuó Ayurveda (ancient Indian system and health care philosophy)
梨俱吠陀 fèi tuó Rigveda, Indian religious poem
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Example Sentences
Have you ever wondered why do dogs bark?
The miracle had happened. Wolf had barked.
They growl, and they whine, but no barking.
Apart from the barking, the arrangement suits me fine.
The dog threw his head back and barked sharply.