Meaning of 忸

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Pinyin: niǔ
English Definition: accustomed to; blush; be shy
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (heart) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ xīn ] heart; mind; soul
    • [ chǒu ] ugly; shameful; comedian, clown
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Example Words
忸怩 niǔ bashful; blushing
忸怩作态 niǔ zuò tài to behave coyly (idiom)
忸忸怩怩 niǔ niǔ timid; bashful
颜厚有忸怩 yán hòu yǒu niǔ even the most brazen person will sometimes feel shame (idiom)
忸怩不安 niǔ ān to be embarrassed (idiom)
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Example Sentences
i am ashamed of my emptiness, said the word to the work.
Never apologize for what you have done.
praise shames me, for i secretly beg for it.
So there he stood, the observed of all observers and I never saw anyone so self-conscious.
The doctor shy of say: "I found you still pretty cute"..."