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Meaning of 嘶

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Pinyin:
English Definition: hiss; neigh; Ss! (sound of air sucked between the teeth, indicating hesitation or thinking over)
Chinese Definition:
①马叫:嘶叫。嘶鸣。人喊马嘶。
②声音哑:嘶哑。声嘶力竭。
Total strokes: 15; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ ] this, thus, such; emphatic particle; used in transliterations
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Example Words
嘶哑 (onom.) coarse crowing; hoarse; husky
声嘶力竭 shēng jié to shout oneself hoarse (idiom)
嘶鸣 míng to whinny (of a horse); to neigh
嘶叫 jiào to whinny (of a horse); to neigh; to shout
嘶喊 hǎn to shout
More: 嘶* | *嘶 | *嘶*
Example Sentences
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But there is also something we have to understand.
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It has authentic sound effect like a "slish" or "shwoosh" .
3
They were as fed horses in the morning: every one neighed after his neighbour's wife.
4
Colonel Qaddafi ranted and raved, his speeches becoming even more apocalyptic.
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They are well-fed, lusty stallions , each neighing for another man's wife.