Meaning of 嗔

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Pinyin: chēn
English Definition: to be angry at; to be displeased and annoyed
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ zhēn ] real, actual, true, genuine
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Example Words
嗔怪 chēn guài to blame; to rebuke
嗔怒 chēn to get angry
娇嗔 jiāo chēn (of a girl) to feign anger coquettishly
嗔怨 chēn yuàn to complain; to reproach
莺妒燕嗔 yīng yàn chēn to snatch a master's favor from a rival (idiom)
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Example Sentences
Only disarming our hatred can bring real peace.
Because their hatreds had awaken the hatreds in us.
The three great enemies of man are Kama (desire), Krodha (anger) and Lobha (greed).
Do negative mental states, such as anger and ill will, always give bad results?
To attain world peace, just work on realising your own inner peace.