Meaning of 蛊

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(Trad.: 蠱)
English Definition: arch. legendary venomous insect; to poison; to bewitch; to drive to insanity; to harm by witchcraft; intestinal parasite
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (insect) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ chóng ] insect, worm; mollusk
    • [ mǐn ] dish, vessel; shallow container
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Example Words
蛊惑 huò to entice; to lead astray
蛊惑人心 huò rén xīn to stir up public sentiment by false statements (idiom); to resort to demagogy
巫蛊 witchcraft
蛊祝 zhù to curse sb; to place a jinx
病民蛊国 bìng mín guó to damage the people and harm the country (idiom)
More: 蛊* | *蛊 | *蛊*
Example Sentences
Would you like to have your friends in for a few drinks.
I've chosen to side with you and I won't poison you with ' Gu '. No one knows what'll happen in the future, but please, don't let me end up in the hands of my two elder sisters.
There are things I care about every day , but can only say in once a year, that's happy birthday!
Google needs to follow China's rules if they do business in China.
Meanwhile, he keeps the Qi from temptation and instigation by objective environment and wards off wasting and consuming the Qi too much.