Meaning of 唇

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Pinyin: chún
English Definition: lip
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper left
    • [ chén ] early morning; fortune, good luck; 5th terrestrial branch
    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
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Example Words
嘴唇 zuǐ chún lip; Classifiers:
下唇 xià chún lower lip
唇膏 chún gāo lip balm; lipstick
反唇相讥 fǎn chún xiāng to answer back sarcastically (idiom); to retort
唇齿 chún chǐ lit. lips and teeth (idiom); fig. close partners; interdependent
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Example Sentences
They say that a man is not a real one until he hears his name from the lips of a woman...
Can I have my lip back? he joked.
Unlike the celebs you see in the "Got Milk" ads, you will never look hip with white stuff spread across your upper lip.
Don' t let your lips get dry and scaly, plump them up!
All his focus is drawn on you and you should also give him response by kissing his neck and then his lips.