Meaning of 胜

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(Trad.: 勝)
Pinyin: shèng
English Definition: victory; success; to beat; to defeat; to surpass; victorious; superior to; to get the better of; better than; surpassing; superb (of vista); beautiful (scenery); wonderful (view); (Taiwan pr. [sheng1]) able to bear; equal to (a task)
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (flesh) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • meat, flesh; organic compound
    • [ shēng ] life, lifetime; birth; growth
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Example Words:
胜利 [ shèng ]: victory; Classifiers:
名胜古迹 [ míng shèng ]: historical sites and scenic spots
胜负 [ shèng ]: victory or defeat; the outcome of a battle
优胜劣汰 [ yōu shèng liè tài ]: survival of the fittest (idiom)
险胜 [ xiǎn shèng ]: to win by a narrow margin; to barely win; narrow victory
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