Meaning of 旺

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Pinyin: wàng
English Definition: prosperous; flourishing; (of flowers) blooming; (of fire) roaring
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (sun) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] sun; day; daytime
    • [ wáng ] king, ruler; royal; surname
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Example Words
旺盛 wàng shèng vigorous; exuberant
兴旺 xīng wàng prosperous; thriving; to prosper; to flourish
旺季 wàng busy season; peak period; see also 淡季
健旺 jiàn wàng robust; healthy; vigorous; energetic
普罗旺斯 luó wàng Provence (south of France)
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Example Sentences
My favourite, by far, is the pretty wild cornfield weed, Viola tricolor or heartsease, and the more you pick, the more it flowers.
If the fire was small, you could die of shock, blood loss, or heatstroke.
Yet there has been a pronounced chill lately, provoked partly by China re-emphasising its claim to Tawang.
Those included an agreement that it would involve no exchange of "settled populations" - which implied that China had dropped its historical demand for Tawang.
However, if she failed, she would have to start school all over again - all 103 years of it.